Hamas, shot and wounded and Israeli construction worker on the Gaza border.
In response, the IDF has begun using tanks to shell Hamas installations in Gaza. Observers believe that Hamas was enraged at the meeting between PA President Abbas and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and wanted to spark a small flare up with Israel.
The other possibility is that Hamas has begin to “raise the heat”slightly as talks between the Western powers and Iran falter and a major conflict between Israel and Iran draws close.
Either way, the Bennett government appears to have given the IDF a free hand.