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Sources: Clashes erupt near Khan Younis

Oct. 31, 2008 11:49 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 31, 2008 11:49 A.M.)
Bethlehem - Gaza - Ma'an - Palestinian sources said clashes erupted on Friday morning between Palestinian resistance fighters and the Israeli military east of the town Khuza'a near the city of Khan Younis, in the southern the Gaza Strip.

The sources said that at 6:00 am there was gunfire between Palestinian resistance and Israeli forces and the sounds of "percussion grenades" were clear in the area.

The sources also said in an interview with Ma'an that "Apache helicopters arrived to the region during the clashes and Israeli army opened fire on houses without causing any injuries."

No Palestinian factions claimed responsibility for the fighting thus far.

Israeli sources announced on Friday that an Israeli military patrol was attacked in Khan Younis, in the southern the Gaza Strip. The Israeli sources added that there were no casualties among Israeli soldiers.
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