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Rockets from Gaza Disrupt 'Ceasefire' Calm

4:56 PM, Nov 21, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Reuters reports:

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Islamist militants on Wednesday, an Israeli police spokesman said.

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the 12 rockets landed in open areas and caused no damage or casualties. "We have not changed our mode of alert and remain vigilant," Rosenfeld said.

Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement agreed to an Egyptian-sponsored ceasefire that came into effect at 9 p.m. (1500 EDT) to halt an eight-day conflict around the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis.

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