Several homes in the Israeli city of Sderot were hit by machine gun fire, apparently fired by terrorists in the Gaza Strip, causing damage but no injuries, in one of three cross-border exchanges on Wednesday, the army said.
According to the city of Sderot, the shots were aimed at an army aircraft that had been flying overhead, and the bullets struck the homes as they fell back down to earth.
The Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the “military wing” of Fatah which is headed by Palestinian dictator Mahmoud Abbas, takes credit for this – and doesn’t mention anything about targeting aircraft. They claim that they shot at an Israeli patrol as well as the town of Sderot directly, calling it “an initial response to the massacre committed by the occupation against peaceful demonstrators in the eastern Gaza Strip.”
They claim that they inflicted injuries on “soldiers” and that they will release a video of their operation.
Fatah is of course jealous of Hamas for taking the initiative for the “Great Return March” and wants to be perceived as being just as active as its rival.
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