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UN school in Gaza hit by shelling for second time

A United Nations school sheltering people who have fled Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has been hit by shelling from Israeli shelling, the UN said.

Fighting has now been raging for 16 days and has left more than 650 dead.

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Gaza officials: 318 Palestinians killed, 70 children

A relative of Palestinians, who medics said were killed overnight by Israeli shelling, grieves at their funeral. Credit: Reuters

Gaza officials said that at least 318 Palestinians, including 70 children, have been killed in the 12-day conflict.

On Israel's side, a soldier and two civilians have been killed.

Palestinian militants have fired at least 18 rockets into Israel on Saturday, killing a man and wounding four people, including two children, in the southern town of Dimona, police said.

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