UN school used as shelter in Gaza hit for second time

A United Nations school sheltering people who have fled Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has been hit by Israeli shelling, the UN said.

A girl seen inside the UN Deir Al Balah school in Gaza in April this year. Credit: Reuters

This is the second time in the past three days that a UN run school has been hit, the UN said.

Families displaced by the ongoing violence have been fleeing into the UN buildings, believing them to be safe havens. Five people were injured in the shelling.