Death toll hits 43 as Israel pounds Gaza
Published on Jul 9, 2014 10:58 PM
GAZA CITY (AFP) - Fifteen women and children were among 22 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza Wednesday, hiking the overall death toll to 43 in two days, the emergency services said.
More than 370 people have been wounded.
Among the dead was at least one militant, as well as nine children and six women, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP.
It was not immediately clear whether the other fatalities were civilians or militants.
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