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Israel Completes Gaza Withdrawal

Posted By admin On January 21, 2009 @ 4:50 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Sky News [1]
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2009

Israeli troops have withdrawn from the Gaza Strip after a 22-day offensive against the Islamist Hamas movement, an army spokesman has said.

“The last soldier left this morning,” the spokesman said.

“However the army remains deployed all around the Gaza Strip to meet any eventuality.”

The pull-out began on Sunday after Israel declared a ceasefire and Palestinian militants matched it.

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Israel Completes Gaza Withdrawal 161008pptv1 [2]

Hamas gave Israel one week to remove all troops and open crossing points into Gaza or face renewed hostilities.

The Israel Defence Forces later issued a statement saying its troops had returned to Israeli territory, ending Operation Cast Lead.

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