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IDF troops kill 2 Hamas militants in overnight gunbattle in Gaza
IDF says troops shot at two armed men who attacked them inside Gaza; one soldier lightly wounded in gunbattle.
Israel Defense Forces troops killed two Hamas militants on Monday in an overnight gunbattle in the Gaza Strip, a Hamas official said.
The IDF said troops shot two armed Palestinian militants who attacked them inside Gaza not far from the border fence. One soldier was lightly wounded by gunfire, the military said.
The fataliies were named as Jabalya refugee camp residents Ahmed Al-Amudi, 23 and Bilel Abu-Shehian, 20.
Last week, a Hamas official said that 50,000 Palestinian gunmen and hundreds of suicide bombers were prepared to repel or at least impede any large-scale Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip.
The official's statement came one day after 12 Palestinians were killed in separate Israel Defense Forces and Israel Air Force strikes within the coastal territory.
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