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Gaza truce ends amid rocket fire

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Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel before dawn on Friday, as a 72-hour truce appeared to be reaching an end. 

A Palestinian girl salvages clothes from the rubble of her destroyed home following an Israeli air strike on Abasan, east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis and close to the border with Israel on August 7, 2014

And two senior Hamas officials said the Palestinian militant movement would not extend a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza that expires at 0500 GMT on Friday, accusing Israel of rejecting their demands for a truce.

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