The incident was the third border infiltration from Gaza in less than a day.
A search of each individual showed that none of the infiltrators was armed.
Firebomb kites were launched earlier this month as part of the attacks being carried out during Friday violence by thousands at the Gaza border.
The dead terrorist, Muhammad Nimer Makadma, 50, was a member of the Izz a-Din al-Qassam military wing of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group.
The digger was a member of the Hamas Izz a-Din al-Qassam military wing.
"But if they try to transfer it through Egypt and the Rafah Crossing, we won’t have any control over the matter even though ... we made our position clear through the proper channels.”
The burning kite ignited a blaze in an agricultural field in the Gaza Belt area.
Throwing shoes at an enemy is an old Arab tradition, as former president GW Bush learned on a visit to Iraq.
"The dismantling of the tent and shooting inside it and the intimidation of the citizens and the attack on the leadership of Fatah in the northern Gaza Strip and wounding them was a departure from national values."
The family of an IDF soldier whose body has been held in Gaza for nearly four years has demanded that Israel prevent Hamas from holding a mass funeral for Fadi al-Batsh.
"Hamas places young children, teenagers and women, at the forefront of the riots to serve as human shields for the Hamas agenda."
Fadi al-Batsch, a Hamas commander, was an electrical engineering expert in rocket and drone accuracy; he was hit by four bullets as he came out of a mosque at dawn in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The report also notes that "on December 6, 2017, the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."
The Hamas leaflets were delivered on Israel's side of the border by kites.
A few hours earlier on Tuesday, a fourth Molotov cocktail "terror kite" incident took place.
The University said “outside groups” attacked an event called by ‘Fatah Youth’ to “honor outstanding students on the anniversary of the martyrdom of the leader, Khalil al-Wazir Abu Jihad.”
Eshkol Regional Council officials told residents to maintain their normal routines but encouraged people to “keep their eyes open” for unusual incidents in the region.
The lab is also working on improving existing technologies as well as developing new ways of discovering what lies beneath the surface, and methods of mapping the dynamics below.
The IDF was prepared for the possibility that Hamas would use the tunnel to carry out an attack behind the cover of the demonstrations.
The group said the four were killed during “preparations” in an accidental explosion, but due to the circumstances it may have been a "work accident."
The Hamas squad attack on an IDF guard post outside Nahal Oz, near the Gaza border, resulted in the death of five out of the eight soldiers.
After two Fridays of demonstrations, many in the Arab world are now supporting Israel against Hamas, mostly because those rallies are seen as being initiated and supported by Iran.
The Red Alert went off, but no rockets were launched to intercept the speeding bullets.
Unconfirmed Arab media reports said that one person was killed and a number of others were injured in the attack.
At least three Red Alert incoming rocket sirens were triggered in the Gaza Belt communities of Kfar Aza and Sa'ad.