Amid Escalation on Border Palestinian Militants Agree to Gaza Truce if Israel Ends All Military Operations

Minutes after the announcement, two rockets explode in open fields near Sderot; in statement released after meeting summoned by Hamas, groups stipulate ceasefire on Israel's ending of blockade on Gaza.

The representatives of Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an agreement to hold their fire on Monday, following days of persistent rocket attacks on the western Negev, however a matter of minutes later, two rockets were fired in open fields near Sderot. No casualties or damage reported.