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Israel agrees to maintain daily pauses in fighting in northern Gaza, U.S. says

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Israel agrees to maintain daily pauses in fighting in northern Gaza, U.S. says
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Israel will implement four-hour pauses in fighting in parts of the northern Gaza Strip each day, White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said on Thursday.

Already, tens of thousands of people have fled from northern Gaza to the south in recent days as Israeli forces held brief battle pauses amid their bombardment of the north, where humanitarian conditions have continued to worsen.

Going forward, an announcement will be made three hours before each pause and a second route along a coastal road will allow thousands more civilians to reach southern Gaza, Kirby said. Israeli officials told the U.S. there will be no operations in designated areas during those times, he told reporters in a briefing.

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