Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli airstrike in Gaza August 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot)
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Thousands of Palestinians fled their homes in neighbourhoods of eastern Gaza City Tuesday, carrying bags of clothes, pillows and mattresses after renewed Israeli air strikes, witnesses said.The United Nations said Monday that more than 237,600 Palestinians were already seeking shelter at 81 UN schools across the Gaza Strip.On Tuesday, Israel ordered its negotiators back from talks in Cairo and warplanes hit targets in Gaza after Palestinian rockets smashed into the country's south, violating a 24-hour truce.Nine days of relative quiet in the skies over Gaza came to an abrupt halt when rockets struck Israel just hours before the truce was to expire at midnight local time (2100 GMT).
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