The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested five Palestinians who crossed the border from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, the military said Thursday morning.
All five of the male suspects were arrested and taken in for questioning around 2 AM after they breached the fence in the southern part of the Gaza enclave.
Palestinians from the Hamas-run enclave often attempt to cross the Gaza border into Israel, knowing the security risks it involves. The Israeli military repeatedly warns Palestinians from breaching the security fence.However, as humanitarian conditions continue to degrade under the Israeli blockade, a number of Palestinians have attempted to cross the border fence, preferring to be placed in Israeli prisons than to remain in Gaza.
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