facebook
twitter
search
search

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 Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   Updated Aug. 8, 2014 at 9:23 AM
1 of 2
| License Photo

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.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Gaza, Hamas
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Wisconsin's Walker in hot seat over open-records restrictions
Greek economy reaches low point on eve of referendum
9 injured when fireworks explode in crowd
Reddit moderators revolt after popular employee dismissed
Chinese stock markets continue declines