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Unarmed Palestinian detained by IDF after crossing Gaza border

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

A picture taken from Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip shows an Israeli tank near the border fence with the coastal enclave on August 1, 2019, following a firefight with a Palestinian gunman. (Said Khatib/AFP)
A picture taken from Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip shows an Israeli tank near the border fence with the coastal enclave on August 1, 2019, following a firefight with a Palestinian gunman. (Said Khatib/AFP)

A Palestinian suspect was arrested by Israeli troops after attempting to cross into Israel from the Gaza Strip.

The Israel Defense Forces says the unarmed man was detained at the southern section of the fence. He is being questioned at the scene, the IDF adds.

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