Hamas says it accepts ceasefire proposal of Egypt, Qatar

Smoke rises following Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Rafah

CAIRO (Reuters) -Hamas said on Monday that it had accepted a Gaza ceasefire proposal from Egypt and Qatar.

The Islamist faction said in a statement that its chief, Ismail Haniyeh, had informed Qatar's prime minister and Egypt's intelligence chief of its acceptance of their proposal.

There were no immediate details over what the agreement entailed.

(Reporting by Nidal Al Maghrabi; writing by Hatem Maher; Editing by Alex Richardson)