IDF to withdraw ground forces from Gaza ahead of 8 a.m. truce

ByREUTERS
August 5, 2014 07:32




Israeli ground forces will completely withdraw from the Gaza Strip ahead of an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire set to begin at 8 a.m., a military spokesman said.

"The Israel Defense Forces will be redeployed in defensive positions outside the Gaza Strip and we will maintain those defensive positions," Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner told reporters.

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