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Airstrike kills 25 in southern Gaza as Israeli assault on Gaza City shuts down medical facilities

Much of Gaza City and urban areas around it have been flattened or left a shattered landscape after nine months of fighting.

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DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) 鈥 An Israeli airstrike on a school-turned-shelter in southern Gaza killed at least 25 Palestinians on Tuesday, as heavy bombardment in the north forced the closure of medical facilities in Gaza City and sent thousands fleeing in search of increasingly elusive refuge.

in Gaza’s largest city is its latest effort to battle Hamas militants regrouping in areas the army previously said had been largely cleared.


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