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Israel shells Gaza UN warehouse, hospital, media offices
Updated: 2009-01-16 12:01

An Israeli soldier directs a tank near Atatra in the northern Gaza Strip January 15, 2009. Israel killed a senior Hamas leader in an air strike on Thursday after unleashing its heaviest shelling of Gaza neighbourhoods in what might be a final push against the Islamist group before a ceasefire. [Agencies]