Israel kills 15 Palestinians in Gaza

The location of the offensive, on the southwest side of the Gaza Strip's biggest population centre, suggested Israel was intensifying a more than two-week-old offensive.

Israel kills 15 Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli tank fire killed five Palestinians, in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical workers said.

They identified the dead from the incident in Beit Lahiya as four women and a man from two different families.

Israeli soldiers also killed 10 Palestinian fighters in the city of Gaza on Sunday, Palestinian medical officials said.

The location of the offensive, on the southwest side of the Gaza Strip's biggest population centre, suggested Israel was intensifying a more than two-week-old offensive.

Troops previously kept to the outskirts of Gazan urban areas.

Reuters

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