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Israel, Gaza militants clash anew before end of truce
Israel, Gaza militants clash anew before end of truce

Sirens wailed across Israel on Tuesday and explosions resounded in the Gaza Strip as attempts to prolong a fragile cease-fire dissolved in chaos, touching off a new round of fighting between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. The outbreak of violence came hours before a temporary truce — the longest since the fighting erupted more than a month ago — expired at midnight, with no indication it would be extended. The flare-up of hostilities began when rockets were fired into southern Israel on Tuesday afternoon, about eight hours before a temporary cease-fire was scheduled to end. The barrage intensified in the evening, including some projectiles aimed at the...

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