|rakshas||Date: Monday, 21-July-2014, 6:36 PM | Message # 1|
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Israeli air strikes killed 30 Palestinians in Khan Younis and Rafah, after the bloodiest day of a nearly two-week military offensive. Report by Claire Mewse.
The number of people in Gaza seeking sanctuary from the conflict with Israel nearly doubled on Friday, the UN says.
Relief workers in Gaza said there were now more than 40,000 people being protected in 34 UN shelters.
It comes after Israel sent troops and tanks into Gaza on Thursday, targeting Hamas militants who are firing rockets into Israel.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "significant expansion" of the offensive.
The BBC's Lyse Doucet is in Gaza.
Israeli troops, backed by tanks and warplanes, have pushed into Gaza as part of a ground offensive that began on Thursday.
At least 24 Palestinians have died, including a 5 month old baby. One Israeli soldier was also killed.
Israel's military says the purpose of the ground attack is to target tunnels dug by Hamas along the border.
The BBC's Paul Adams went inside Shifa hospital in Gaza City.
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