Israeli military reports at least 11 gunmen killed in Gaza's Khan Younis

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft, tanks and infantry troops have killed at least 11 militants over the past 24 hours in battles in Gaza's Khan Younis, the military said on Saturday.

The forces targeted militants who were trying to plant explosives near troops and others firing rifles and rocket-propelled grenades at soldiers, a statement from the Israeli military said.

(Reporting by Maayan Lubell; editing by Jason Neely)