Israeli attacks on Gaza have subsided after Hamas backed a twenty-four hour Humanitarian truce called by the United Nations on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Israeli artillery guns fired barrages into Gaza while Hamas also fired home-made rockets on Israel despite the truce.

There was no sign of any comprehensive deal to end the conflict.

US President Barack Obama in a telephonic conversation with Israeli Prime Minister has called for an immediate and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza .

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