Israel and Islamic Jihad agree ceasefire after days of fighting – video report

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Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) agreed to an Egypt-brokered ceasefire on Sunday, ending three days of rocket fire and airstrikes that killed over 40 Gazans, including 15 children. Israel has also agreed to release two PIJ prisoners as part of the deal, including Bassam al-Saadi, a top PIJ commander who was arrested by the Israel Defence Forces last week. Fighting erupted on Friday after an Israeli airstrike killed Tayseer Jabari, a senior Pij commander.
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Israel and Islamic Jihad agree ceasefire after days of fighting – video report

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