Egypt official: Israel, Gaza militants agree to ceasefire

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

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Egypt official: Israel, Gaza militants agree to ceasefire

Deal was to take effect at 1 A.M.; three rockets fired at southern Israel on Tuesday; IDF yet to carry out airstrikes in Gaza.

Israel and militant factions in the Gaza Strip have agreed to an Egyptian-mediated truce to end four days of cross-border violence, a senior Egyptian security official told Reuters on Tuesday.
The official said both sides "agreed to end the current operations" including an unusual undertaking by Israel to "stop assassinations" in a deal expected to take effect at 1 A.M. local time….