Ed Miliband accuses PM of getting it 'wrong' on Gaza

Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron of getting it "wrong" on Gaza, criticising the Prime Minister's "inexplicable silence" on the killing of Palestinian civilians.

Downing Street claimed the Labour leader was "playing politics" with the crisis.

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Miliband accuses PM of getting it 'wrong' on Gaza

Labour leader Ed Miliband has said the Prime Minister was "wrong" not to have spoken out in opposition of the Gaza crisis.

Mr Miliband branded David Cameron's silence on the killing of Palestinian citizens "inexplicable."

And he called for the British government to speak with a united voice to put pressure on both sides to end the violence.

Labour leader Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of handling the Gaza crisis inadequately. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

However, Downing Street accused Mr Miliband of "playing politics" and insisted Mr Cameron had always been clear that both sides should observe a ceasefire.

The 26-day offensive has now killed more than 1,650 Palestinians - mostly civilians - with more than 8,000 wounded, according to local officials.

Israel has lost 63 soldiers and three civilians, its highest death toll since the 2006 Lebanon war.

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