Well that didn't last long...
- *ISRAEL ARMY SAYS 3 ROCKETS WERE FIRED FROM GAZA
- *ISRAEL ARMY SAYS ROCKETS LANDED IN OPEN AREAS, NO INJURIES
The Israeli military has declared the cease-fire broken. So this is the escalation that will enable a pent-up de-escalation buying opportunity?
As Reuters reports,
Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, hours before a truce with Palestinian militant groups was set to expire.
A military spokeswoman said the rockets landed in open areas near the city of Beersheba and there were no reports of casualties. Reuters witnesses in Gaza City said they heard the sound of rockets being launched from the Palestinian enclave
BREAKING: Israeli military says a number of rockets have been fired from Gaza Strip, breaking cease-fire.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 19, 2014
BREAKING: Moments ago, 3 rockets fired from Gaza hit Be'er Sheva and Netivot. Terrorists have violated the ceasefire.
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 19, 2014