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Israeli violations of truce keep Gazans on edge

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights reports that violations of the truce continue, with Israeli forces still firing across the border, hitting civilians and houses and making the entire area unlivable.
A view of the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli farming community of Netiv Haasara September 2, 2014. Israelis living on the Gaza border have warily returned home after fleeing constant mortar and rocket fire during a seven-week war, feeling it is just a matter of time before their villages are targeted again. Picture taken September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT) - RTR44YNP
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KHAN YUNIS, Gaza Strip — The Israeli army has broken the peace many times in the six months since the end of the last war on the Gaza Strip, which ended with the signing of truce by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Aug. 26, 2014.

Al-Monitor reviewed the weekly reports issued by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights from the end of the war up until Feb. 18. The study listed many Israeli violations, among them that occupation forces shot and killed Fadel Halaweh in the border region east of Jabalia as he was hunting birds Nov. 26 and a drone targeted and killed a resistance fighter east of Khan Yunis Dec. 24. Israeli forces also wounded 40 civilians in various areas along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, among them one resistance fighter and five fishermen at sea.

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