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Sunday, 20 July 2014 | MYT 7:50 PM

Fighting resumes in Gaza neighbourhood, two-hour truce collapses

GAZA (Reuters) - Fighting resumed in the Gaza neighbourhood of Shejaia on Sunday less than an hour after a "humanitarian truce" was agreed to allow the evacuation of wounded from the area.

Israel's military said its forces were shot at shortly after the two-hour truce, facilitated by the Red Cross, had begun at 1:30 pm (1030 GMT), and that it had resumed combat operations. Hamas had no immediate comment on Israeli allegations it had breached the ceasefire.

(Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch, Editing by Jeffrey Heller)


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