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Israeli troops have completed their withdrawal from Gaza after a three-week military campaign against Hamas militants, the Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday.

"The forces are now redeployed outside the Gaza Strip, and are prepared for any development," a military statement read.

During their withdrawal, Israeli troops warned Gaza residents to avoid unexploded bombs or shells left behind and report their location to Israeli authorities. Read full article »

CNN's Shira Medding contributed to this report.

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