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Israel, Hamas cease-fire ends as rockets are fired

Israel Defense Forces tweets that two rockets were fired from Gaza into southern Israel Friday morning.
By Danielle Haynes   |   Aug. 7, 2014 at 10:25 PM  |  Updated Aug. 8, 2014 at 9:23 AM   |   Comments

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TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- As a three-day truce between Israel and Hamas came to a close, the Israel Defense Forces tweeted that two rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel.

The 72-hour cease-fire, which started Tuesday, was organized through negotiations in Cairo as part of a larger framework for durable peace.

That wasn't so as violence was renewed early Friday morning.


It wasn't clear what, if any, retaliation Israel immediately took.

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