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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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Israeli tanks shell Palestinian militant targets in Gaza

Israeli tanks have shelled Palestinian militant targets in the Gaza Strip this morning, a military spokesman said.

The Israeli army claimed the offensive was launched after militants fired rockets from Shejaia and built tunnels and command centres there.

The army said it had warned civilians to leave two days earlier.

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