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Death Toll Rises in Gaza, as Hamas Hits New Targets in Israel

posted on July 10, 2014

In The New York Times, Isabel Kershner and Fares Akram report on Israel’s ongoing airstrikes on Gaza while Palestinian rockets are hitting targets in Israel. According to officials in Gaza, 78 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli strikes in the last three days. While Israel has called up 20,000 reservists to prepare for a potential ground operation, military spokesman Colonel Peter Lerner said, “What we are trying to do for now is to take full advantage of the aerial assault. The ground option needs to be the last option and only if absolutely necessary.”

Read at The New York Times