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After truce, rockets fired at Israel from Gaza

9 months ago August 08, 2014 Aug 8, 2014 Friday, August 08 2014 Friday, August 08, 2014 12:56:42 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

JERUSALEM, Israel - The Israeli military says Gaza militants have fired a barrage of at least five rockets at southern Israel shortly after a three-day truce between Israel and Hamas expired.

The military says one rocket was intercepted over the city of Ashkelon, and the other rockets hit open areas.

A three-day truce between Israel and Hamas expired at 8 a.m. after indirect talks in Cairo on new border arrangements for the blockaded Gaza Strip hit a deadlock.

There was no apparent sign of a possible extension of the calm as the truce expired.

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