Sirens went off in Israel after the beginning of the ceasefire
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Alarm sirens warning of a possible rocket attack sounded in southern Israel a few minutes after the ceasefire began, AFP reports citing the Israeli army.
The truce between Israel and the terrorist group “Islamic Jihad” (a terrorist group banned in Russia) came into force at 23:30 (coincides with Moscow time). The Jerusalem Post wrote that half an hour earlier, the terrorists fired on the south of Israel, and two minutes after the start of the truce, the Israeli army reported retaliatory strikes on terrorist targets in Gaza, but at 23:42 announced a ceasefire.
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The Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Lior Hayat noted earlier that in case of violation of the ceasefire, Tel Aviv reserves the right to use military force. “Islamic Jihad” (banned in Russia) also affirmed its right to “react to any Israeli aggression.”
«Islamic Jihad»— is a paramilitary Islamist group that wants to create an independent Palestinian Islamic state and destroy Israel in a jihad. It was founded in the 1970s by Sunnis from the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist movement. (banned in Russia).
On August 5, the Israeli Army (IDF) launched an operation against Islamic Jihad. (a terrorist group banned in Russia), after which it reported the elimination of 15 terrorists, among them the commander of the northern brigade of the military wing, Taysir al-Jabari, and the head of the southern brigade, Khaled Mansour.
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On the evening of August 7, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said that all the goals of the military operation in the Gaza Strip had been achieved and it was pointless to continue it. Later, the leader of the “Islamic Jihad” (a terrorist group banned in Russia) Bassam al-Saadi confirmed the ceasefire agreement with Israel.
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