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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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Rocket attack interrupts Israeli TV broadcast

A rocket attack by Hamas-led fighters in Tel Aviv interrupted a broadcast and forced the presenter and assembled guests to seek shelter.

Israel's defence 'Iron Drome' system issued a 'Code Red' warning that can be heard as the newscast stopped.

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