Smoke rises in Gaza as fighting resumes after ceasefire

Smoke is seen rising in the east of Gaza after Hamas broke a proposed 24-hour truce in the city. Credit: Reuters

Plumes of smoke have been seen rising above Gaza as fighting resumed after Hamas broke a humanitarian ceasefire.

Israeli soldiers ride on top of a tank as the Gaza offensive continues. Credit: Reuters

The planned 24-hour truce collapsed today after what Israel called "incessant rocket fire" from Palestinian militants.

The Israeli military said it would continue "aerial, naval and ground activity in the Gaza Strip".

So far more than 1,000 people have died during the 20 day offensive.