(CNN) -- For residents of
The Israeli military said it carried out strikes on militant targets in
At least 45 rockets were fired at
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon ordered the military to respond forcefully to the resumption in rocket fire, Israeli officials said. The IDF said it "targeted terror sites across the Gaza Strip."
Several explosions were heard in
Hamas, the Islamic militant group that holds power in
But Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev told CNN that the resumption of rocket fire means Hamas has "broken the fundamental premise of the talks in
The Israeli delegation arrived back from
Two militant factions -- Islamic Jihad and the Al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades -- who have fought alongside Hamas in
"The enemy ended the cease-fire when he refused to accept the demands of the resistance and he bears responsibility for the consequences of that," the military wing of Islamic Jihad said in a statement.
Roughly three hours before the truce was due to end, the IDF said two rockets fired from
It was unclear who in
Hamas denies responsibility for the rockets fired before the cease-fire ended, said Sami Abu Zuhri, a spokesman for the group. The allegations "are based on Israeli reports aimed at confusing the situation," the Gaza-based spokesman said.
The reports of rocket fire came as hopes faded for an agreement to extend the Egyptian-brokered cease-fire, which began Tuesday.
Under the truce, Israeli and Palestinian delegations held indirect talks in
A Palestinian member of the negotiating delegation, not authorized to speak to the media directly about the talks, told CNN on condition of anonymity that the two sides failed to agree on the wording of a cease-fire extension that included the Palestinian demand for
Despite the lack of a breakthrough in the talks,
But Hamas, one of several factions in the Palestinian delegation, said it wasn't content to continue to hold fire unless progress was made on its key demands.
"We call upon the delegation of the Palestinian negotiating team that it does not extend the cease-fire without receiving an agreement in principle to the demands of our people, and especially the port," the statement said, referring to Hamas request for a seaport on the Mediterranean.
That demand raises serious security concerns for
Hamas, meanwhile, says the longstanding Israeli blockade of
As violence flared once again Friday, a senior PLO official said that cease-fire talks in
"Talks are not dead" Saeb Erakat, a veteran Palestinian negotiator told CNN.
The lack of a deal appears to be reviving a conflict that brought death and destruction to large areas of
Renewed hostilities also deepen the misery for people in
On Friday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health issued new casualty numbers for the conflict -- 1,893 deaths, including 446 children, and 9,805 injured.
It's unclear how many of the Palestinian dead were militants.
The United Nations has estimated that at least 70% of the dead were civilians. The Israel Defense Forces believes it killed about 900 militants -- roughly half of the dead.
Israeli officials have said 64 Israeli soldiers and three civilians in
Additionally, about 65,000
"We have an emergency situation in
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