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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UN Human Rights Council 'to discuss Gaza operation'

The United Nations Human Rights Council is expected to hold a meeting over the Israeli military operation in Gaza later today, Haaretz reports.

The UN Human Rights Council is expected to hold a meeting today over Israeli military actions against civilians inside Gaza. Credit: Reuters

The Palestinians and Arab countries have filed the Council with a draft, which includes the creation of an inquiry into alleged war crimes, such as targeting civilian targets, and violations of international law by Israel.

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