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17 Gazans killed ahead of ceasefire

1 Aug, 2014

Palestinian health official Ashraf al-Kidra says 17 Gaza residents are killed in Israeli strikes ahead of the 72-hour ceasefire agreed to by both sides. He says the dead include 10 members of one family killed in an airstrike in Khan Younis, while Gaza police report heavy Israeli tank shelling in northern and eastern Gaza.