Israel Says Hamas Ceasefire Violated After 15 Minutes

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2023
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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has reported that unspecified Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip violated a nascent ceasefire after only 15 minutes, telling Newsweek it intercepted a rocket fired towards southern Israel.

Rocket sirens sounded in the evacuated southern Israeli towns of Kissufim and Ein HaShlosha early on Friday morning, shortly after a four-day ceasefire came into effect that will allow a prisoner exchange and the delivery of humanitarian aid into the besieged and devastated Gaza Strip.

"There was a rocket and it was intercepted," the IDF Spokesperson's Unit told Newsweek of the...

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