The IDF attacked five armed Palestinians in the area of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza. The IDF reports that the men were part of the cell that launched the rockets at Ashkelon and Nativ Ha'asara.
According to Palestinian reports, one of the terrorists was killed and the rest were injured . The Palestinians claim that the attack was carried out by aircraft, though the IDF emphasize that it was not an aerial attack. (Ali Waked and Hanan Greenberg)