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Israeli strike on Gaza kills Palestinian boy: medics

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)

GAZA CITY, Palestine: An Israeli strike on the Gaza Strip killed a 17-year-old Palestinian boy Sunday, medics said.

According to emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra, the strike took place in the central town of Deir al-Balah.

His death raised to 15 the total number of Palestinians killed in violence that resumed after the collapse of a three-day truce agreement early Friday.

 

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