Israel says more than 70 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours, leading it to respond with at least 60 airstrikes after a short-lived cease-fire with Hamas broke down Tuesday. Palestinians say at least 11 people died in Israel’s strikes.
Read original article – Published August 20, 2014 9:56 AM ET
Gaza Violence Resumes; Hamas Military Chief Targeted
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