Gaza fighters ignore ceasefire

Two Fatah members shot dead as armed rivals continue to roam the streets.

    Armed men remain on the streets [AFP]

    Witnesses said that the exchanges of fire lasted for several hours.
     
    They said that groups of armed men were continuing to patrol Gaza City early on Wednesday, and roadblocks - which should have all been removed under the terms of the ceasefire - were still in place.
     
    The truce between forces loyal to Haniya and those supporting Abbas came into force at 11pm (21:00 GMT) on Tuesday, but the factional fighting has continued regardless.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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