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IDF forces opened fire on Monday at Palestinian militants who were suspected of placing explosive devices along the border fence in the northern Gaza Strip. Three militants were wounded, according to Palestinian sources.

According to medical sources in Gaza, the three sustained shrapnel wounds and were transferred to a nearby hospital.

The IDF Spokesperson reported that "a hit was identified" when IDF forces fired at the militants along the Gaza border fence.

Last week, Palestinian militants fired at Israeli security forces near the Gaza border and IDF forces fired back, killing two.

The most recent rocket attack on southern Israel occurred on Tuesday evening, after a recent escalation between Gaza militants and IDF forces. Some 30 rockets were shot toward Israel last week, resulting in the death of one Israeli and the wounding of four others.