Cease fire means: Israel Ceases, Hamas Keeps on Firing. There must be a language problem or something?
The 8th day of Operation Pillar of Cloud, or Pillar of Defense, has come to an end, and with it the operation itself, with a “ceasefire” which went into effect at 9 p.m. local time.
The reason I wrote ceasefire in quote marks is because it had barely started when it was broken by Hamas firing 12 rockets into Israel (Times of Israel updates the number to 20).
From the first link:
Several rockets were launched from Gaza toward south Israel after 9 pm Wednesday, when the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel took effect. The IDF held its fire.
I don’t call that “a ceasefire taking effect”. I call that “a ceasefire being broken by Hamas”.
Air raid sirens were heard after 9 pm in Eshkol, Sderot and the Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar Hanegev regional councils. Rockets landed in the Eshkol and Sha’ar Hanegev regional councils, but there were…
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