Shelling 'kills 15 in Gaza shelter'A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday 24 July 2014

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