Palestinian gunmen infiltrate Israeli village near Gaza - TV

by Reuters
Monday, 28 July 2014 16:44 GMT

JERUSALEM, July 28 (Reuters) - Palestinian gunmen slipped into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Monday and penetrated a village near the border before being repelled by the army, Israeli television said, adding that five militants had been killed.

Gaza's dominant Hamas Islamists said in a statement their fighters had killed 10 Israeli soldiers in the incident before returning home safely.

(Writing by Dan Williams and Nidal al-Mughrabi; editing by Crispian Balmer)

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