|arya||Date: Wednesday, 16-July-2014, 7:30 PM | Message # 1|
|Fatal Edge: Over 180 Palestinians killed, thousands flee as Israel broadens bombing blitz |
There's no respite for the people of Gaza, in Israel's now week-long anti-terrorist operation. Thousands have fled - with the number of Palestinians killed reaching 175, most of them civilian. The UN says 32 of them are children - and calls the situation in the region devastating and unpredictable. Harry Fear is in Gaza for RT, talking to some of the victims' relatives.
Day Nine of Israel's Operation Protective Edge - and Gaza is again under fire.
At least seven Palestinians were killed early on Wednesday according to local officials.
In Gaza City, the home of top Hamas political leader Mahmoud Zahar was destroyed. He is believed to be in hiding elsewhere.
Palestinians say the death toll in the enclave has now topped 200.
Dropping leaflets from the sky, Israel has warned thousands in northern and eastern Gaza to leave their homes as it prepares to intensify...