The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people today, officials said.
The Israeli military says it has hit more than 1,100 targets, bombarding the territory on average every five minutes.
ITV News Middle East Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports from Gaza, where hospitals are struggling to deal with huge numbers of civilian casualties.
It's been an emotionally exhausting day in Israel and Gaza as hopes for peace were raised then dashed then raised then dashed again.
In the court of international opinion, this is how Israel wins a battle and still manages to lose the war.
Until the Israelis and the Palestinians find a way of resolving the underlining conflict this will not be more than a pause.