The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) open fire on a group of Palestinian men trying to sabotage the Israeli-Gazan border fence, killing three and injuring two others. The IDF also attacks a Hamas outpost near the border, stating that the location was used to launch incendiary kites and other objects in an attempt to burn Israeli fields.
Militant Palestinians fire rockets towards Israel from the Gaza Strip. The Israel Defense Forces say that the Iron Dome system intercepted two missiles, while one rocket fell in a flat open area and nobody was hurt.
Three Palestinians are killed by Israeli forces, two in Hebron, one of whom reportedly tried to ram his car into soldiers and the other during a violent demonstration in the West Bank city. A third Palestinian died in clashes with Israeli troops at the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel. [http:--www.todayonline.com-world-palestinian-driver-rams-israeli-soldiers-west-bank-shot-dead?singlepage=true (Today)] [http:--www.stripes.com-news-middle-east-israel-palestinian-assailant-killed-2-protesters-dead-1.383450 (AP via Stars & Stripes)]date=August 2019
Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas weapons facilities in the Gaza Strip result in an explosion that collapsed a nearby house, killing a 30-year old pregnant Palestinian woman and her two-year old daughter. Four others were wounded, including the woman's husband and son, the Gaza Health Ministry said. The Israeli military said the airstrike was in response to Saturday's pair of rocket launches from Gaza at Israel, as well as two large riots that succeeded in breaching the border fence.
Two Palestinians are killed in an Israeli strike on two underground tunnels from the Gaza Strip to Israel. The IDF claims the attack was a response to Thursday's firing of a dozen mortar rounds towards Israel.