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U.N. school, market hit in Gaza; dozens reported dead
U.N. school, market hit in Gaza; dozens reported dead

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 16 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 operation against Hamas, which controls the narrow coastal enclave. More than 100 people were killed in Israeli shelling across Gaza on Wednesday, lifting the Palestinian toll for the campaign to more than 1,300, said Ashraf Kidra, a Health Ministry spokesman. Three Israeli soldiers were also killed while uncovering a tunnel shaft leading from a home in...

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