Death toll in Gaza hits 343 on Day 12 of Israeli campaign
Published on Jul 20, 2014 8:22 AM
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) - The Gaza death toll hit 343 on Saturday as Israeli warplanes intensified their bombardment and troops pressed a ground assault on the 12th day of a major confrontation with Hamas.
And the overall Israeli death toll rose to five following violence in which two soldiers and a civilian were killed, the army and police said.
The last incident reported before midnight (5am Singapore time) was a man killed by tank fire in the southern city of Khan Yunis, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.
It brought the number of Palestinians killed on Saturday to 47.
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