A ceasefire agreement was reached late on Saturday night with the help of Egypt. The cease-fire brought relief to the two million people in Gaza and the millions of Israelis who had been living in bomb shelters to avoid being bombarded in recent days.
Gaza City. A ceasefire between the two sides in the Gaza Strip appeared to be coming into force on Sunday after five days of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants. 33 Palestinians and two Israelis have died in this violence. Fresh violence in Gaza began on Tuesday, when three top Islamic Jihad commanders were killed by Israeli airstrikes. The attack was carried out in response to rockets fired from Gaza. Since then violence between the two sides continued, but a ceasefire agreement was reached late on Saturday night with the help of Egypt. The cease-fire brought relief to the two million people in Gaza and the millions of Israelis who had been living in bomb shelters to avoid being bombarded in recent days.
Israel’s attacks have left holes in several apartments in Gaza. Israel says six prominent members of Islamic Jihad were hiding in these apartments, who were killed in the latest attacks. Israel is gradually lifting restrictions on residents of southern Israel, which has been hit by rocket attacks. Israeli officials say they have killed several top Islamic Jihad officials. He said that Israel had carried out the attacks on the basis of solid intelligence. At least 13 civilians were among those killed in Gaza during these attacks. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the attacks on militant hideouts would reverberate around the world. “Israel’s enemies in Gaza and beyond know that even if they try to hide, we are able and ready to reach them at any time,” he told a meeting of his cabinet.
Israel has often come under criticism from human rights groups over the number of civilian casualties in Gaza bombings, while Israel says it does everything possible to ensure that civilians are not harmed by these attacks. Do not be The Israeli army said it fired more than 1,400 rockets in the last five days. Israel and Palestine have been in conflict since Hamas took over Gaza in 2007. There have been four wars between Israel and Hamas and many other minor incidents of violence. Hamas has praised Islamic Jihad for the latest attacks, but did not engage in violence, keeping the scope of the conflict limited.
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