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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Israeli aircraft 'bombs Gaza home killing three people'

Residents have claimed an Israeli aircraft bombed a three-floor house in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah killing three people.

Aerial view of the three-floor house in Rafah, a Gaza Strip town. Credit: RTV
People search through the rubble of the homes. Credit: RTV
Local medics claim the strike killed three people. Credit: RTV

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