Israeli military 'determined to fight Hamas on all fronts'

The Israeli military has written on its official Twitter page following another night of air strikes on the Gaza Strip:


The 2nd day of Operation Protective Edge has began. The #IDF remains determined to fight #Hamas terror on all fronts


Read: 'At least six killed' in latest Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip


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.