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

A truce between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad has taken effect in the Gaza Strip after three days of fighting. Bloodshed had erupted on Friday with Israeli airstrikes as part of Operation Breaking Dawn, which it said stopped planned rocket attacks by Islamic Jihad. Palestinian officials said 44 Palestinians, including 15 children, as well as Islamic Jihad members, were killed, and more than 300 injured. Thirteen Israeli…

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