>> Hamas has agreed to a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, the day after an escalation in violence along the border.
ashes on Friday killed four Palestinians and an Israeli soldier, who was the first to die on the Gaza front since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.
Israel's military declined comment but said, life should return to normal for Israelis living next to the strip. During the flare up, Palestinian gunmen shot the soldier dead and Israel launched dozens of strikes.
ree of the Palestinians killed were Hamas fighters, weekly clashes on the Israel-Gaza border have kept tensions high for months.
Israeli forces have killed at least 140 Palestinians in protests they've been holding every week on the border since March. Demanding the right to return to lands lost to Israel when it was founded 70 years ago. And an end to a blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt which has deepened hardship in already poor and overcrowded Gaza.
If confirmed, the ceasefire would be the third this year.