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Cease-fire collapses between Israel, Hamas

GAZA CITY — Less than three hours after a three-day humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect Friday, the truce broke down when clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas fighters erupted and militants fired rockets into Israel.

Gaza militants captured an Israeli soldier in southern Gaza Strip just as the cease-fire was falling apart, said a senior Israeli military spokesman.

The soldier’s abduction could change the course of the war in the hours and days ahead, with Israel either slowing its offensive to negotiate his return or surging forward.

By late Friday morning, Israel was heavily bombarding areas in southern Gaza, especially the border town of Rafah, near where the kidnapping ....



more at:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/israel-hamas-agree-to-72-hour-humanitarian-cease-fire/2014/08/01/059f1ff8-194e-11e4-9e3b-7f2f110c6265_story.html?wpisrc=al_national

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Re: Cease-fire collapses between Israel, Hamas [only took 3 hours]
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2014, 08:31:09 AM »

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the truce broke down when clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas fighters erupted and militants fired rockets into Israel.



Of course.....not necessarily in that order.

After all....this is the Washington Post here.   :whistle:



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Re: Cease-fire collapses between Israel, Hamas [only took 3 hours]
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 08:51:38 AM »
Who could believe that Hamas would lie?  Imagine that. 
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Re: Cease-fire collapses between Israel, Hamas [only took 3 hours]
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 09:09:04 AM »


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Re: Cease-fire collapses between Israel, Hamas [only took 3 hours]
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 11:30:43 AM »
They are slipping. Last time it only took them 4 minutes to break it.
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