Middle East

13 Palestinians killed in Gaza conflict: medics

Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 31, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ SAID KHATIB

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Nine Palestinians were killed on Thursday in an Israeli air strike on a house in the central Gaza Strip's Nusseirat refugee camp, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

He said that three more were killed in night-time strikes in the south of the strip, while a body was recovered from rubble in the town of Khan Yunis, bringing the Palestinian death toll to 1,435.





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