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Shelling hits U.N. school in Gaza, killing 15; Israel sets 4-hour truce
Shelling hits U.N. school in Gaza, killing 15; Israel sets 4-hour truce

A United Nations school crammed with people displaced by Israel's war with Palestinian militants was hit in shelling in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and injuring scores more, local officials said. The strike happened the day after Israel unleashed some of the most intense bombardments of the 23-day campaign against the militant group Hamas, which controls the narrow coastal enclave. The Israel Defense Forces later announced a temporary truce to give rescue workers time to evacuate the dead and the wounded, and civilians trapped in combat zones time to escape. The humanitarian cease-fire would start at 3 p.m. local time and last for four hours, but would...

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