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Official: Israel PM orders 'forceful' retaliation to Gaza fire

Aug. 8, 2014 12:55 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 8, 2014 12:55 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Israeli military to retaliate after rocket attacks by Palestinian fighters followed the end of a three-day truce on Friday, an official said.

"The Israeli prime minister and defense minister have ordered the IDF to retaliate forcefully to the Hamas breach of the ceasefire," an official said in a statement.

Islamic Jihad, the PRC, and a Fatah affiliated military wing have claimed responsibility for rocket fire into Israel.

Ma'an staff contributed to this report
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