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Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza as air strikes continue

Israel has launched a ground offensive in Gaza with residents reporting heavy shelling in the area.

Palestinian health officials say 27 Palestinians, including a baby, two children and a 70-year-old woman, have been killed since Israel sent ground forces into the densely-populated strip of 1.8 million Palestinians.

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Israel claims rockets have hit city 62 miles from Gaza

Israel Defence Forces have claimed that rockets have hit the city of Hadera, 62 miles away from Gaza where they were allegedly fired.

Earlier the IDF tweeted rockets had already hit Israel's capital city of Jerusalem.

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