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Israel tank fire kills 3 Gazans, minutes before truce

Palestinians stand next to a house which police said was targeted in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City July 17, 2014.(REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)

GAZA CITY, Palestine: Israeli tank fire hit a house in southern Gaza Thursday, killing three people, minutes before a five-hour truce went into effect, medics said.

Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said four other people were seriously wounded in the attack on the house in Rafah.

 

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