Palestinians gather outside of the Abu Hussein U.N. school in the Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, the scene of an Israeli strike July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
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The head of U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees issued a furious denunciation of an Israel strike on one of its schools in Gaza which killed 16 people Wednesday."I condemn in the strongest possible terms this serious violation of international law by Israeli forces," said UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krahenbuhl, saying the school's location had been communicated to the Israeli army 17 times. Shortly after dawn, two shells slammed into classrooms in the school where thousands of Palestinian refugees were sheltering after fleeing their homes following an Israeli warning, as the fighting intensified in northern Gaza. At least 16 people were killed in a strike which Krahenbuhl described as "intolerable".
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