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Israeli cafe customers orderly take cover under missile fire

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Customers at a cafe move inside at the sound of a siren in the coastal city of Ashdod in Israel.  (CBS) Customers at a cafe move inside at the sound of a siren in the coastal city of Ashdod in Israel. (CBS)

ASHDOD, ISRAEL (CBS) - Residents in Ashdod briefly took shelter after a missile was fired from Gaza on Tuesday.

Less than five minutes later, everyone came back out to the cafe and resumed their night.

The Israeli military says it has resumed airstrikes on Gaza after Hamas militants violated a de-escalation brokered by Egypt.

Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner says that after holding its fire for six hours Israel has "resumed operational activities."

The military says that during the six hours Gaza militants fired about 50 rockets all over Israel. No injuries were reported.

The de-escalation period was meant to lead to detailed cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas and end a week of fighting that has killed more than 190 Palestinians and exposed millions of Israelis to rocket fire from Gaza.

Israel accepted the Egyptian truce plan, but vowed to hit Gaza hard if Hamas rejected the deal.

When the sirens went off, café customers orderly went inside while missiles streaked across the night sky.

Customers came back outside minutes later.

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