The Egyptian army announced on Sunday that “some minor injuries” had occurred among Egyptian forces on the border with Israel as a result of an erroneous firing by an Israeli tank, without specifying the number of wounded, according to Agence France-Presse.
The official army spokesperson said in a statement on its Facebook page: “During the ongoing clashes in the Gaza Strip today, Sunday 22-10-2023, one of the Egyptian border guard towers was accidentally hit by fragments of an Israeli army grenade. tank, resulting in minor injuries to some members of the watchdog.” Borderlands.
He added that the party “expressed regret over the unintentional incident immediately after it occurred, and the circumstances of the incident are under investigation.”
Earlier on Sunday, an Israeli army spokesman said an army tank had “unintentionally” bombed an Egyptian site near the border in the Kerem Shalom area, according to Reuters.
On the “X” platform, Israeli Army spokesman Avichay Adraee wrote: “A short time ago, an IDF tank accidentally fired on an Egyptian position near the border in the Kerem Shalom area. The incident is under investigation and the details are being investigated.” are investigated. The IDF expresses its regret over the incident.”