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School bombing kills 15 as cease-fire hopes fade away

By Associated Press in Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-07-31 06:58:46

Raid hits people forced out of homes; 40 others die in attacks

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded UN school on Wednesday sheltering Palestinians displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a UN aid agency and a health official said.

The Israeli military said mortar shells had been fired from near the school, and that soldiers fired back.

School bombing kills 15 as cease-fire hopes fade away

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