Report: Gaza Militants, Israel Agree to Cease-Fire
Egypt helps broker deal?
- Duration 3:09
- Date Aug 21, 2011
Egypt helps broker deal?
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-- there are reports that militants in the Hamas ruled Gaza Strip -- agree to a cease fire with Israel.
The Associated Press is reporting that a Hamas official says Egypt -- brokered the deal which will go into effect this evening.
Israeli military and militants have been trading fire for days as diplomats scramble to keep the latest round of Israeli Palestinian violence from spiraling out of control.
-- even better is on the ground in Israel with the very latest hello Leland.
-- and it's still very unclear as to whether Hamas and Israel had actually agreed or simply Hamas has offered this or Hamas or -- action thereof.
Is offering a cease fire -- there's a saying in the Middle East the only thing you need for a war is a rocket to hit a school that's exactly what happened this morning.
Where Ryan standing right now as you understand the urgency in trying to get that you'll go ahead and take a look at the damage on -- school -- making its UA did.
To the wall of the gymnasium right over -- if you come over here you understand the power of these rockets this is the hold it went through.
Down into the gymnasium there was nobody hurt his cause.
The school year has not started in Israel that's ten days away however that was not the case last night.
The warning sirens went off just as people in this neighborhood where oracle sap and -- -- -- grad missile came in this is the car park it was destroyed and you can see what He did you decide at that house there.
These truly are weapons of terror their destruction -- killing -- as random as it is instantaneous and not only.
They have razor sharp shrapnel this is part of the body of the missile.
But inside Gaza the factories where they make -- they have actually taken some of the technology -- used for suicide vests they're packing these missiles.
With -- ball bearings it was the missile explodes this is what goes out the man who died in this attack.
-- standing where I am and witnesses say He was actually lifted off the ground by the force of the explosion was doing when He was supposed to do.
Take cover right behind this wall.
And you can see what the shrapnel -- -- -- this Waltz -- incredible about it damaged one ball bearing.
Imbedded itself here -- number -- -- just pulverized.
This area right here and that whole polarization is exactly what happened to the man who was killed.
That -- and her pulse the punch holes.
Public -- -- that extra minutes decided.
There was another guy that was what would obviously conscious and I sort of had to make the decision.
People who were in this house were able to take cover -- -- their kitchen you can see what would -- happen.
Happen to them the refrigerator torn apart by the shrapnel as they headed up the stairs they would have been.
Cut down by the same shrapnel coming in.
Israel has said that they are going to maintain all of their options ahead.
Of this cease fire won't comment on any direct negotiations.
What we'll see now over the next ten to twelve hours it whether Hamas is actually going to live up to this deal and more importantly.
Whether they're gonna be able to control the other militant groups inside Gaza to keep them.
From also watching more of these missiles -- back to you right -- that are with the very latest from the front lines thank you.