Israel says tank fire ‘accidentally’ hit Egyptian post

JERUSALEM: The Israeli navy stated Sunday one among its tanks had “by chance fired and hit an Egyptian put up” close to the border with Gaza as the military bombards the Palestinian enclave.
The Egyptian navy stated the blast had precipitated “minor accidents” however didn’t give particulars.
“The IDF (Israeli navy) expresses sorrow concerning the incident” close to the Kerem Shalom space, a military assertion stated.”The incident is being investigated and the main points are below overview,” the assertion added.
The Egyptian military stated Israel had “instantly expressed its remorse over the unintentional incident and an investigation is underway”.
Egyptian media stated the Israeli strike wouldn’t disrupt the passage of help to Gaza, citing witnesses.
Since Saturday, 37 vans carrying important provides have crossed to Gaza by way of its Rafah border put up with Egypt, which lies round three kilometres (two miles) from Israel.
Crossings between Gaza and Israel have been shut for the reason that outbreak of conflict on October 7.
The United Nations has estimated about 100 vans per day are wanted to satisfy the wants of Gaza, the place greater than 4,650 individuals have been killed in Israeli strikes, in line with the Hamas authorities.
The bombardment follows assaults by Hamas militants which killed greater than 1,400 individuals in Israel.

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