Israel: Rockets fired from Gaza, cease-fire broken
By The Associated Press
Israeli soldiers, backdropped by the national flag, sit on their armored personnel carrier as they clean their weapons, at a staging area on the Israel Gaza border on Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip, breaking a temporary cease-fire amid negotiations over the war between Israel and Hamas.The military says three rockets landed in open fields Tuesday near the southern city of Beersheba.Israel launched the war on July 8 to stop incessant rocket fire from Gaza. Currently, Egypt is trying to broker a longer cease-fire to end the war.In more than a month of fighting, nearly 2,000 Palestinians have been killed, the majority of them civilians. Israel lost 67 people, all but three of them soldiers.
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