Hamas: We are still committed to the cease-fire agreement

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June 24, 2008 16:59

In response to the firing of Kassam rockets from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev Tuesday afternoon, Hamas has said that the group is still committed to the cease-fire. Three Kassams were fired into the Sderot area, the second violation of a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas which took effect last Thursday. Two women were treated for shock from the attack, and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office has called the attack a violation of the truce. The Islamic Jihad militant group claimed responsibility, saying that it was avenging an IDF raid that killed two Palestinians in the West Bank early Tuesday.


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