Palestinian gunmen have ambushed a vehicle near a Gaza Strip border crossing, killing two Israelis and wounding four others.
Israeli troops returned fire and killed one gunman following the attack on Saturday at the Kissufim border crossing in southern Gaza.
Three militant groups -- Islamic Jihad, al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and the Popular Resistance Committee -- all claimed responsibility for the attack.
The violence came hours after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, and praised security efforts ahead of Israel's planned withdrawal from Gaza.
On Friday, Israeli troops captured a Palestinian man they say was planning to detonate a suicide bomb in Tel Aviv.