Hamas will "pay a heavy price" for the death of a four-year-boy who was killed in a mortar attack, according to a spokesman for the Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ofir Gedelman said on his Twitter account that the Israeli military and security forces would "intensify" operations as a result of the strike.
PM Netanyahu sends his condolences to the family of the 4 year old boy that was killed this afternoon by a mortar round fired by Hamas 1/2
PM:Hamas will pay a heavy price for this attack.IDF & ISA will intensify ops against Hamas until the goal of #ProtectiveEdge is achieved 2/2
A number of immediate steps have been agreed, while more complex issues will be addressed in further talks set to begin within a month.
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