Israel and groups of militants in the Gaza Strip have agreed to an Egypt-mediated truce, Reuters reports, citing a senior Egyptian security official. It will put an end to four days of border violence between the sides.
The Egyptian official stated that Israel and the Gaza factions “agreed to end the current operations” according to the deal, which was expected to come into effect at 1am local time (11pm GMT). The sides have not yet commented on the issue.
Leaders of Gaza’s Hamas confirmed on Sunday that Egypt was working on an agreement aimed at ending the violence in the region.
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