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HISTORIC: Israel Reaches Ceasefire with Hamas

According to the Jerusalem Post, the Israeli military reached a ceasefire with Sunni militant group Hamas after the Israeli Air Force carried out airstrikes on a nightly basis against nearly 100 targets belonging to the Sunni organization in the Gaza Strip.

“Over the last weeks, Hamas launched rockets, explosive and arson balloons from the Gaza Strip at Israeli civilians. In addition, a number of violent riots were instigated along the Gaza Strip security fence,” the IDF declared in a statement. “In response, the IDF struck approximately 100 military targets belonging to Hamas during 19 nights.”

Some of the targets attacked throughout the Gaza Strip included “approximately 35 weapons-manufacturing and armament targets, some 30 underground workshops and underground infrastructures, a number of military compounds, approximately 10 aerial platforms belonging to Hamas (drones and anti-aircraft missile equipment), a number of military naval targets and over 20 observation posts,” per the Jerusalem Post report.

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