Mohammed Al Awaj, 4, cries while doctors treat him for his injuries following an Israeli airstrike on a vehicle, as he lies on the bed at Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba)
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As Israeli troops pushed into Gaza overnight, intense tank fire shook parts of Khan Younis, sending a flood of patients into the southern city's Nasser hospital.At Nasser hospital, doctors and nurses working 24-hour shifts were on alert for the wave of patients who began arriving in the early hours.For some, it was too late – doctors said 11 people ended up in the facility's morgue.Across the ward, Jubur was supervising another patient hurt late Thursday night as the ground incursion began.Jubur has worked at Nasser hospital for more than five years, and was sanguine when asked about the current conflict.Israel and Hamas fought a bloody 22-day conflict over New Year 2009, and again in late 2012, both of which had devastating consequences for civilians in Gaza.
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