Gaza rocket fire towards Israel resumes as ceasefire expires
Friday, August 08, 2014 - 00:28
The Palestinian militant group Hamas rejects extension of the three-day Gaza ceasefire. Rough Cut. (no reporter narration).
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STORY: Palestinian militants resumed firing rockets into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Friday, Israeli police and municipal officials said, after a 72-hour ceasefire expired.
There were no reports or casualties or damage after sirens sounded in southern Israel, nor was there any immediate Israeli military response.
A spokeswoman for Hamas, the Islamist militant group that dominates the Gaza Strip, said it would not extend the truce but talks in Cairo mediated by Egypt would continue.
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