First mortar fire from Gaza since ceasefire - Israel

2014-09-17 07:53
Rocket fired from Gaza (Picture: AFP)

Rocket fired from Gaza (Picture: AFP)

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Tel Aviv - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a mortar shell late on Tuesday toward Israel in the first such hostilities since a ceasefire took effect three weeks ago, the Israeli army said.

The shell fell into a border area, causing no casualties or damage, the military said.

Palestinian militants fired more than 4 500 rockets toward Israel during the 50-day Gaza conflict, in which more than 2 100 Palestinians and 70 Israelis were killed.

Read more on:    palestine  |  israel  |  middle east peace  |  gaza

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