IOF Announces Total Withdrawal of Gaza as 72-hr Truce Comes into Effect

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Local Editor A 72-hour ceasefire between the Zionist entity and the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza strip came into effect, as the occupation military announced total withdrawal of the besieged territory. Shortly before the truce began the Israeli air force staged at least five raids on Gaza, which has been since July 7 under brutal offensive that killed nearly 1900 people and injured more than 9500 others most of them are civilians that included hundreds of children and women. Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation army announced it would withdraw completely from the Gaza Strip, when the agreed ceasefire takes effect. IOF would deploy outside Gaza in “defensive positions” when the three-day ceasefire begins, army spokesman Peter Lerner told journalists. It was the second time in four days that the two sides had attempted to observe a 72-hour humanitarian truce deal, with the last attempt on August 1 — brokered by Washington…

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