At 22:00 on Tuesday 5 September 2017, two families feuded and soon each used firearms. One person from one family was injured in his left leg, near George street in Tannour neighborhood in eastern Rafah. The police arrived into the feud place, and while trying to control the situation, three policemen were injured as stones were thrown at them. The feud continued to late hours, until the police took it over. Overall, seven people were injured, three by firearms and three policemen.