Several rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel,
breaking the ceasefire a few minutes after it took effect, the
Jerusalem Post newspaper reported, Trend reports citing TASS .
According to the report, the rockets were fired towards southern
Israel 'just eight minutes' after a ceasefire took effect at 23:30
The press service of the Israeli Defense Forces said air raid
sirens went off in districts adjacent to the Gaza Strip shortly
after the ceasefire began.
'At 23:25, the Israeli Defense Forces struck terrorist targets,
belonging to the Islamic Jihad terror movement. It was the last
strike of the Israeli Defense Forces before the ceasefire that went
into effect at 23:30,' the press service said.
On Sunday, the Israeli government confirmed that a ceasefire in
the Gaza Strip would come into force from 23:30 local time.
However, Israel has warned that it would use force in case the
ceasefire is violated.
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