Israeli leaders and Palestine leaders have agreed on a long term truce in Gaza to put an end on the Israeli attack in the area.
The ceasefire comes in effect at at 16:00 GMT and was announced by Egypt, it start was signalled by warning sirens going off in southern Israel.
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas said: ”There will be a complete stop in fighting.”
And Israeli source told Reuters that the the Egyptian proposal was unanimously accepted the by both parties after the world cried out on the atrocities occurring there.
The officer said: ” for a complete and unlimited-in-time ceasefire” Gaza ceasefire. “Israel accepted already the Egyptian proposal on July 15. Israel has always supported an unconditional, open-ended ceasefire”.
Gaza residents celebrated the end of bombardment from Israel by heading for the streets and celebrating, Gunfire was heard in the midst of the celebration.
The recent struggle between Israel and Hamaz has seen 2,200 people killed, the vast majority of them Palestinians.
Hamas is said to be still in control of majority of Palestine and their leaders have come out and claimed victory over Israel despite the ugly body count.