Israel agrees to extend Gaza truce by 4 hours | The Daily Star
09:36 PM, July 26, 2014 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:53 AM, March 08, 2015

Israel agrees to extend Gaza truce by 4 hours

Israel agrees to extend Gaza truce by 4 hours

The wife (L) of Palestinian Eid Rabah Fdilat, whom medics said was killed during clashes with Israeli troops on Friday, mourns during his funeral in Arroub refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Hebron July 26, 2014. Photo: Reuters
The wife (L) of Palestinian Eid Rabah Fdilat, whom medics said was killed during clashes with Israeli troops on Friday, mourns during his funeral in Arroub refugee camp, north of the West Bank city of Hebron July 26, 2014. Photo: Reuters

Israel has agreed to extend by four hours a humanitarian truce agreed with Hamas and other armed groups in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, an Israeli government source said, declining to be named.

It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control Gaza, had also agreed to prolong the original 12-hour ceasefire and continue the quiet until midnight (2100 GMT).  

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