Armed Conflicts
Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10
Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10

The children had been playing on swings and buying snacks from a neighborhood market during a holiday lull in the fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. But the relative quiet ended Monday when explosions hit a refugee camp and just outside the nearby Shifa hospital, the main medical facility in the Gaza Strip. Where the swings had stood, there were pools of blood. At least 10 people died, most of them children. Palestinian officials and witnesses said Israeli airstrikes caused the blasts. Israel swiftly disavowed any responsibility, blaming failed rocket attacks launched by "Gaza terrorists." On the Israeli side of the border, the military said four soldiers...