Hamas' military wing, Al Qassam Brigades, claimed its fighters ambushed an Israeli force that walked into a Palestinian home in Gaza this afternoon. In a statement posted on al Qassam's website, the group said that at its men launched over 10 RPG rockets on the building at 1 p.m. today and engaged in a gun battle with the Israeli troops, killing and injuring many of them. The statement acknowledged that one of the al Qassam fighters had also been killed in the exchange.
Al Qassam said it filmed the operation and promised to soon release a video of the ambush.
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