A Palestinian Policeman opened fire this morning towards an IDF post and the southern DCO, close to Gush Katif, and in the direction of an IDF patrol that was in the area. The Israeli soldiers returned fire towards the source of the shooting.

Before that incident, Palestinians shot at a military vehicle on the Israeli – Egyptian border, at the Rafiah terminal. IDF soldiers returned fire.

The IDF views with grave concern the Palestinian Police firing towards security forces and Israeli civilians. IDF forces and soldiers will return fire towards the sources of shooting every time that life is put in danger.