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Home Front Command lifts safety instructions for South
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August 30, 2014 20:40
As Gaza cease-fire holds, Israel is given the all-clear to return to routine status.
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Scene of rocket attack in Ashkelon. (photo credit:ASHKELON MUNICIPALITY)

The Home Front Command released updated safety instructions on Saturday evening, in which it cancelled safety instructions for areas within proximity to the Gaza Strip and placed all of Israel under routine status.

Last week, the Home Front Command told local authorities within 80 kilometers of Gaza to keep public bomb shelters open days after a truce went into effect between Israel and Hamas.



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During Operation Defensive Edge, Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired 4,591 rockets at Israel.

Seven Israeli civilians were killed by rocket or mortar strikes and 36 were wounded by shrapnel during the conflict with Hamas.

Jpost.com Staff contributed to this report.


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