Ceasefire Over: Israel Strikes Again After Rocket Fire
Attacks come hours before ceasefire's planned end
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Aug 19, 2014 9:19 AM CDT
In this Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a news conference in Jerusalem.   (AP Photo/Jim Hollander, Pool, File)

(Newser) – The temporary Gaza ceasefire was broken today when three rockets landed in Israel, its military says, per the AP; the reported attack prompted new Israeli airstrikes within minutes. The rockets landed in fields near Beersheba, southern Israel; no one was hurt, officials say. An Israeli official says the military's new strikes are targeting "terror sites," the BBC reports. The attacks came hours before the scheduled end of the current ceasefire, the New York Times notes, adding that it's not certain who was behind the latest rocket attacks.

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John
Aug 19, 2014 6:20 PM CDT
This video will teach all you need to know about the Middle East conflict. Take 5 minutes out of your life and become an expert. http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/viral-video-explains-middle-east-in-a-nutshell/
tpvero
Aug 19, 2014 2:32 PM CDT
Perhaps this cartoon will help people understand what they obviously don't know. Israel and Palestine, an animated introduction. Jewish Voice for Peace http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y58njT2oXfE
iobamaislost
Aug 19, 2014 2:17 PM CDT
Just blow all the tunnels and Hamas leadership up. There will be no peace until Hamas is gone.