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Israeli army confirms 'accidentally firing' at Rafah crossing

The Israeli army has confirmed a bombing that took place at the Rafah crossing earlier today, which wounded two Egyptians and destroyed an Egyptian watchtower.

According to the Israeli army "an army tank accidently fired and hit an Egyptian position near the border... the incident is being investigated and the details are under review," they said in a statement posted on social media platform X.

The bombing of the crossing came as a second aid convoy was entering Gaza from Egypt. 

Since the start of the war on 7 October, Israel has bombed the Rafah crossing four times, causing widespread damage.