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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Three Israeli soldiers killed by explosives in Gaza

Israeli soldiers wounded during the offensive in Gaza, board a helicopter for evacuation. Credit: REUTERS/Yossi Aloni

Three Israeli soldiers were killed in the Gaza Strip today, an Israeli Defence Force report has said.

All three were killed by explosive devices.

The soldiers were named as; Lieutenant Paz Elyahu, 22, Staff Sergeant Li Mat, 19, and Staff Sergeant Shahar Dauber, 20. The soldiers' families were notified.

More than 680 Palestinians and 32 Israelis have been killed in the conflict so far.

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