Israel continues air strikes on Gaza for third day

Israel has continued to carry out air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip for the third day running.

Video released by the Associated Press reportedly shows an Israeli rocket hit an open field in Gaza City.

No injuries have been reported.

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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.