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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Israel 'has no war with the people of Gaza'

Israel's UN ambassador has defended the country's actions, after it came under fire for launching a ground offensive in Gaza.

Ron Prosor told reporters at the United Nations: "We are trying to defend the people of Israel. We have no war with the people of Gaza [...] Once again today, Israel agreed to a ceasefire. This is the third time that Israel accepted and Hamas rejected".

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