'Big barrage' of Israeli shells hit Gaza

Paul Danahar, the BBC's Middle East bureau chief, has tweeted:

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Big barrage of #Israeli shells hitting #Gaza at the moment. Some landing near me in central #gaza others too far off to tell.

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This is a big barrage across northern #Gaza it's pretty much continous at the moment from #Israeli navy

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