5-Day Gaza Ceasefire Over In 5 Minutes As Hamas Fire Rockets, Israel Sends Warplanes

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Even before the world's media had had chance to relay the 'great' news that Israel and Hamas had agreed a 120-hour (5-day) ceasefire, Hamas reportedly fired 5 rockets instantly breaching the ceasefire. Israel's response - launch warplanes and unleash a bombing campaign...

This just happened...

  • 1645ET *PALESTINIAN NEGOTIATOR SAYS TRUCE EXTENDED BY 5 DAYS
  • 1659ET *THREE MORE GAZA ROCKETS HIT ISRAEL, ARMY SAYS
  • 1729ET *IDF TOLD TO RESPOND TO PALESTINIAN CEASEFIRE BREACH: HAARETZ
  • 1740ET *ISRAELI WARPLANES BOMBING GAZA: AL JAZEERA

We presume that "ceasefire" means something different in Gaza?

  • *HAMAS ACCEPTS 72-HOUR EXTENSION OF TRUCE, HAMAS TV IN GAZA SAYS
  • *PALESTINIAN NEGOTIATOR SAYS TRUCE EXTENDED BY 5 DAYS
  • *ISRAELI ARMY SAYS 5 ROCKETS FIRED FROM GAZA BEFORE MIDNIGHT
  • *ARMY: `GAZA TERRORISTS CONTINUE TO BREACH CEASE-FIRE'
  • *ISRAELI ARMY SAYS STRIKES RETALIATION FOR PALESTINIAN ROCKETS
  • *ISRAEL CARRIES OUT AIR STRIKES ON GAZA

For the record, Hamas denies responsibility for the rockets.

  • *EIGHT ROCKETS FIRED SINCE 9:30 PM, ARMY SAYS IN TEXT MESSAGE