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Israel accuses Islamic Jihad of obstructing Gaza truce

Israel is accusing the Palestinian Islamic Jihad of seeking to destabilize the security situation in Gaza in a bid to obstruct the Egyptian-brokered understanding concluded with Hamas.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee accused the Palestinian Islamic Jihad of planning an attack on the Gaza border, saying in an April 5 Facebook post that such attempts would destabilize the Gaza Strip and obstruct projects to improve life there.

Israeli security forces reported on April 1 that by monitoring several members of the Islamic Jihad military wing in several locations along the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the Israeli intelligence services gathered information indicating that the Islamic Jihad wants to conduct a series of attacks against Israel to upset the Egyptian-brokered understanding between Hamas and Israel reached in late March to stop the violence along the border with the Gaza Strip.

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