At approximately 1:10am on Saturday 2 September 2010, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened heavy fire on Palestinian civilians who were 300 meters from the northern separation fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel.
These civilians were attacked while they were collecting scrap and rubble from the destroyed structures in the vicinity of Erez crossing, in North Gaza district.
According to Al Mezan's field investigations, Israeli troops moved into the area and deployed there.
Several hours later, the civilians left the area.
No casualties or injuries were reported.