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Conditions for a Gaza ceasefire

Israeli artilleryIsrael has ignored mounting international calls for a ceasefire and said it will not stop its crippling assault on Gaza until “peace and tranquility” are achieved in southern Israeli towns in the line of Palestinian rocket fire.

Israeli forces seized control of buildings and attacked smuggling tunnels and several mosques in a campaign against Hamas militants that took an increasing toll on civilians. Three young brothers were reported killed during shelling. Palestinian wounded filled hospital corridors.

Three Israeli soldiers were killed when an errant tank shell hit their position outside Gaza City. The Israeli military said 24 were also wounded, one critically and three seriously.

Arab delegates have met with the United Nations Security Council in New York, urging members to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate end to the Israeli attacks and a permanent ceasefire. At the same time, diplomats and European leaders travelled the region in an effort to stop Israel’s expanding ground and air offensive.

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Source: The Press Association/CNN

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