Gaza, ALRAY - Israeli occupation forces(IOF) on Saturday evening opened gunfire towards citizens’ houses lying in al-Shijaiyeh neighborhood east of Gaza City.
According to ALRAY correspondent, the eastern borders of Shijaiyeh witnessed unusual movement of Israeli military vehicles, coupled with shooting fires towards the west area.
Earlier on the same day, the IOF fired shells towards east of the Khan Younis governorate town of al-Qarara and towards fishing boats off the Gaza City coast.
Local media reported that machine guns of the Israeli artillery in the vicinity of the Ahrash outpost east of al-Qarara opened fire toward agricultural land of the bordering town.
No one was reported injured in the firing.
The escalation comes amid Israeli threats directed to Gaza with a full-scale offensive, while the later says it's committed to maintaining Egypt-mediated cease-fire agreement which followed an eight-day aggression that led to 167 Palestinians mostly civilians killed.