Gazan terror groups hold their fire

Egyptian-brokered truce follows 2-day barrage of 80 rockets, mortar shells fired into southern Israel from Gaza.

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October 25, 2012 06:32
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Palestinian terrorists fire a mortar shell in Gaza

Palestinian terrorists fire a mortar shell in Gaza 311 R. (photo credit: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters)

 
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Gazan terror factions led by Hamas ended their rocket and mortar attacks on the Negev on Thursday, following reports of an Egyptian-mediated cease-fire.



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Attacks stopped shortly before midnight, though the calm was broken once by a Palestinian mortar shell that exploded in the Eshkol region at 9:30 a.m.

Between that attack and Thursday evening, no mortars or rockets targeted the South.

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