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2014 Gaza Conflict

IDF Confirms Pulling Troops Out Of Gaza

5 Aug, 2014

After 29 days of bloodshed and fighting at both ends in Gaza, Israel confirms that they are pulling troops out of Gaza and will re-deploy the force outside Gaza in a defensive position. This announcement come after few hours of announcement of the first 72 – hours cease-fire, which agreed by Hammas and Israel on the proposal that initiated by Egypt in Cairo. More than 1,800 Palestinians lost their life in this conflict, where as more than 9,000 Palestinians reported injured. 68 Israeli’s killed that include 2 civilians as well. IDF (Israel Defense Force) confirms this in a statement issued by IDF spokesman Lt Col Peter Lerner:

“The Israel Defense Forces will be redeployed in defensive positions outside the Gaza Strip and we will maintain those defensive positions,”

lt-col-peter-lerner (IDF Spokesman)