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Israel and Hamas began a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza Saturday after the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John ...
Kerry failed to produce a longer truce aimed at ending nearly three weeks of fighting. (July 26)
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Southern Israel, looking into Gaza - July 26, 20141. Wide of Gaza's Shijaiyah neighborhood struck in attack; large cloud of smoke billowing from building complexAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Gaza City, Gaza Strip - July 26, 20141. Mid of people walking in the street2. Various of people lining up in front of branch of Bank of Palestine3. Various of men shading their faces from sun4. Various of cars and pedestrians in Gaza City after ceasefire begins 5. Wide of Gaza City skyline after cease-fire begins6. Mid of people lining up outside of bank7. Various of people waling on streetAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Southern Israel, looking into Gaza - July 26, 20148. Wide of smoke billowing into the air after attack near Gaza's Shijaiyah neighborhood9. Wide of building complexVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THE ISRAELI MILITARY STRUCK GAZA SEVERAL TIMES ON SATURDAY MORNING JUST MINUTES BEFORE A 12-HOUR CEASE-FIRE BEGAN. BOTH SIDES HAVE AGREED TO A HUMANITARIAN CEASE-FIRE TO ALLOW CIVILIANS TO RECEIVE AID AND EVACUATE TO SAFER AREAS. THE LULL WAS AGREED UPON AFTER U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY FAILED TO BROKER A WEEK LONG TRUCE AS A FIRST STEP TOWARD A BROADER DEAL. THE 12-HOUR PAUSE BEGAN AT 8 A-M LOCAL TIME, BUT THE ISRAELI MILITARY WARNED IT WOULD NOT FAIL TO RESPOND IF HAMAS TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE LULL TO ATTACK ISRAELI TROOPS AND CIVILIANS.PREVIOUS HUMANITARIAN CEASE-FIRES HAVE BEEN CUT SHORT BY FIGHTING. CIVILIANS ON BOTH SIDES HAVE BEEN HARDEST HIT OVER THE PAST 18 DAYS, WITH NEARLY 900 PALESTINIANS AND 39 ISRAELIS KILLED. A THAI WORKER IN ISRAEL WAS ALSO KILLED. THE CURRENT WAR IS THE THIRD IN GAZA IN JUST OVER FIVE YEARS. MATTHEW BURGOYNE, ASSOCIATED PRESS