Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian farmers, level lands in southern Gaza

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GAZA (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday opened fire on Palestinian farmers and leveled lands in the southern Gaza Strip, locals said.Witnesses told Ma’an Israeli forces opened fire on agricultural lands near the the village of Khuzaa east of Khan Yunis.In the eastern side of the Rafah district of the southern Gaza Strip, seven Israeli bulldozers leveled lands in the border area, continuing excavation works that have been reported by locals in the areaalmost daily for the past two weeks.An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an Israeli forces fired warning shots into the air after “two suspects breached the buffer zone” and the suspects returned.Israeli military forces routinely enter the Gaza Strip near the “buffer zone,” which lies on the border between the besieged enclave and Israel.Israeli military activities, which have become almost daily occurrences, often interfere with Palestinian farmers whose land lies in the area. Approximately 35 percent…

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