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Israel and Hamas seem to pull back from the brink of war

Clip: 08/09/2018 | 4m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Israel and militant group Hamas have agreed to a tentative truce to calm tensions that have risen dramatically in recent days and the last 24 hours. Militants have fired rockets and mortars toward Israeli towns, while Israeli jets pounded targets in Gaza. Foreign affairs correspondent Nick Schifrin reports that when wars in Gaza start, it’s often civilians who pay the biggest price.

Aired: 08/09/18

Rating: NR

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