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Hamas says it attacked Israeli troops entering Gaza

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Hamas said its gunmen fired on Israeli soldiers who crossed into the Gaza Strip on Friday during a clash which Palestinian witnesses said inflicted at least one military casualty.

Hamas, Gaza’s ruling Islamist movement, has largely held fire since its costly 2008-2009 war with Israel, though smaller factions have at times chafed at the de facto truce.

“An Israeli army force raided 500 meters (yards) into Palestinian territory, and was confronted by our gunmen,” said Abu Obeida, spokesman for the Hamas armed wing. “This was our work, but was carried out for defense.”

Full story:  Hamas says it attacked Israeli troops entering Gaza – Reuters