BREAKING NEWS: Israel And Hamas Agree To Gaza Cease-Fire | Roland Martin Reports

Israel And Hamas Agree To Gaza Cease-Fire

Source: NBC News

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire, the Egyptian foreign minister said Wednesday in a press conference, after eight days of fighting that have killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis.

The cease-fire is set to start at 9 p.m. Cairo time, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr announced at a press conference alongside U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“The United States welcomes the agreement today for the cease-fire in Gaza,” Clinton said.

An explosion on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday injured 19 people, three of them seriously, an official told NBC News as the deadly Gaza crisis continued.

To read this article in its entirety visit NBC News.