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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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'Israelis demolish more than a dozen tunnels in Gaza strip'

An explosion by an Israeli strike is seen in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip. Credit: PA

Israeli bulldozers have demolished more than a dozen tunnels in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian authorities said.

Israeli soldiers uncovered 34 shafts leading into about a dozen underground tunnels, some as deep as 30 yards, that could be used to carry out attacks, the military said.

The death toll from Israel's ground offensive has risen to at least 342 following intensified airstrikes and shelling.

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