Israeli troops killed three Palestinians planting explosives at the security fence with Gaza.
An army patrol entered the Gaza Strip late Tuesday afternoon and began a firefight with the terrorists, who detonated one of their bombs near the soldiers, according to reports. The soldiers then fired on and killed the terrorists.
No troops were injured in the exchange.
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