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Three children among 6 killed in strike on Gaza City

A Palestinian man carries his daughter who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Jablaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, as they arrive at the Kamal Edwan hospital in Beit Lahia early on July 30, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)

GAZA CITY, Palestine: Three children were among six people killed in an Israeil tank shelling on Gaza City Wednesday, medics said.

The attack took place in Tuffah neighbourhood in the northeastern part of the city, killing six members of the Al-Khalili family, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

The violence raised Wednnesday's death toll in Gaza to well over 30 people, among them at least 16 who were killed in the shelling of a U.N. school in Jablaliya refugee camp in the north, the agency said.

 

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