It is not believed any Israeli soldiers were hurt in the shooting.
Hamas said it had agreed to the truce with Israel, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians, three of them Hamas fighters. At least 140 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces during protests at the frontier held every week since March.
At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in a fresh round of attacks on the besieged enclave.
Egyptian security officials and a diplomat from another unnamed state held contacts with Hamas and Israel in an effort to restore calm and prevent further deterioration, a Palestinian official told Reuters. Nonetheless, the fire on the troops at the border was "the most serious incident" since the 2014 conflict, Manelis said, and the IDF's Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot had spent the years since then ensuring that the army was ready for "whatever response is necessary".
Earlier on Friday, an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier died in violent clashes at the border with Gaza, the first to die on active duty on the Gaza front since 2014.
Israeli tanks fired on a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinians infiltrated across the border, the Israeli army spokesman said.
"The event that happened today is something that we can not tolerate and can not allow to become a routine norm, that's why we retaliated and that's why we continue to target military targets belonging to Hamas", said Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman.
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The victory came at a time when many French were in need of good news . "I hope Europe receives that message", the president said. French football superstar Kylian Mbappe is reportedly going to donate US$500,000 (NZ$738,000) in World Cup earnings to charity.
"With Egyptian and United Nations efforts, we reached (an agreement) to return to the previous state of calm between the (Israeli) occupation and the Palestinian factions", Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said in a statement.
In response to Israel's "massive" wave of airstrikes, activists began circulating the #StoptheWar hashtag in an effort to pressure the global community to step in and stop Israel's efforts to launch yet another catastrophic assault on the "occupied, blockaded, unlivable, and exhausted Gaza Strip".
According to the Israeli media, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at army headquarters in Tel Aviv to review the situation in Gaza.
A fourth Palestinian was shot dead at protests by the perimeter fence, according to Gaza's health ministry.
'The ceasefire is crucial and shows neither side wants war but it's only temporary reprieve'. Israeli airstrikes targeted the al-Rawda site of the al-Qassam Brigades in the al-Zaytoun neighborhood in southeastern Gaza City, the military wing of the Hamas movement, injuring several Palestinians.
In recent days, the Israeli army has started to open fire at groups attempting to launch kites attached to cans of petrol that have torched close to 3,000 hectares (7,410 acres) of Israeli fields.
Lieberman has raised the threat of a large-scale operation in the Gaza Strip if Hamas does not stop the kites and balloons being launched.