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Gaza ceasefire reached as death toll reaches 233

CAIRO, Thursday, May 20, 2021 (WAFA) - An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire have been reached between Israel and Palestinian factions, bringing an end to the Israeli onslaught that left 234 Palestinians killed and over 1,700 others injured.

The Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported that the “mutual and simultaneous” ceasefire will come into force as of 2:00 A.M. Friday (Palestine local time).

It pointed that “Cairo will send two security delegations to Tel Aviv and the Palestinian territories to follow up the executive measures of implementing the ceasefire deal and agree on the coming measures that could maintain a permanent stability in the situation.”


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