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Israeli airstrike kills eight in Gaza

Palestinian children, one holding a poster with a picture of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sit next to candles forming the number 848 that they say signals the number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing war, and the word in Arabic "Gaza", during a protest in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Friday.   | Photo Credit: Nasser Nasser

At least eight people were killed and 10 injured on Saturday in an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip, taking the toll in Gaza since the beginning of an Israeli offensive July 8 to 878.

On Saturday, eight people, including four children, died in their house in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, medics told Xinhua.

On Friday, five people were killed in separate airstrikes in Gaza City.

Israel too has lost 30 civilians and soldiers.

Earlier Saturday, Hamas other Palestinian factions agreed to a 12-hour halt of fighting proposed by the UN.


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