An attempt by Israel to enter into an Egyptian- brokered cease-fire with Hamas collapsed on Tuesday when Gazan terrorists continued to fire rocket barrages on the South, Center, and North.

A fragment from a mortar shell killed an Israeli man, Dor Chanin, 37, of Beit Ariyeh at the Erez crossing to the northern Gaza Strip in the evening.

Chanin had come as a civilian volunteer to distribute food to soldiers at Erez. He is the first Israeli to be killed by enemy fire duringĀ Operation Protective Edge. […]