Hamas police report Israeli military airstrike

Hamas police said there has been an airstrike by the Israelis, the first since they government said they agreed to the ceasefire, the Associated Press reports.


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.