Ceasefire in Palestine – level 2

19-11-2019 07:00

On Tuesday, Israeli military killed an Islamic Jihad military leader and his wife.

This started a wave  of attacks in Gaza City , during which a lot of people were killed and injured. The Islamic Jihad fired a series of rockets, which  Israel’s defense system stopped. Israel answered with more airstrikes.

Hamas, the Islamic terrorist group, criticized Israel for its aggression and terrorism against people in Palestine.

After two days of fighting, the two sides agreed to ceasefire because of a protest march in Gaza. As the Islamic Jihad wants a peaceful protest, while Israel agreed to stop shooting at protesters.

Difficult words: wave (a series), defense system (a military system of a country which helps protect it against an attack of another country), airstrike (a military attack by planes), ceasefire (a situation when two countries or military groups agree to stop fighting for some time), march (a way of support or protest, during which many people walk together in streets)

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