Israel is ‘killing Palestinian children at record rates,’ group says

Watch: Two Hamas Terrorists Dead as Israel Returns Fire from Gaza

"The ship was monitored and was intercepted in accordance with global law", the military said in a statement, before the vessel, named Freedom for Gaza and carrying 12 people, was taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod. "An IDF tank targeted the post from which the shots were fired", the military said. "No injuries to IDF troops were reported", the statement posted to Twitter added.

A relative of a Palestinian Hamas militant who was killed in Israeli tank shelling, reacts at a hospital in the northern Gaza Strip, August 7, 2018.

The deaths of two of its fighters could trigger an escalation between Hamas and Israel.

The incident comes as the United Nations and Egypt continue to try to broker a deal for a lasting ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, which dominates Gaza.

The military released footage that it said was of the incident.

43 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
They say their missile attacks on the kingdom are in retaliation for air raids on Yemen by the Western-backed coalition. A child lies in hospital after the school bus he was on was allegedly attacked by the Saudi-led coalition.

On Monday, Israel responded to the launching of flaming balloons from Gaza into southern Israel by launching an airstrike, injuring two Gazans.

Sources confirmed that Murjan and al-Silawi were members of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement.

United Nations and Egyptian-led efforts are under way to mediate a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas that would end a four-month upsurge of violence along the Israel-Gaza border. By the end of July, over 155 Palestinians had died by Israeli fire and thousands were injured, according to the Palestinian health ministry in Gaza.

Cairo's efforts to conclude a comprehensive peace deal between Hamas and Israel is under threat after the latter introduced a new condition on lifting the blockade of Gaza.

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