Middle East

In pictures: Gaza conflict intensifies

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Image caption Gaza has come under the most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive earlier this month.
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Image caption Overnight on Saturday at least 50 Palestinians were killed, and many more injured, in the district of Shejaiya.
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Image caption Israel started its operation in Gaza on 8 July, to stop militant rocket attacks.
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Image caption But the operation intensified on Thursday, when Israel launched a ground offensive.
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Image caption Palestinian officials say more than 400 people have been killed in Gaza since the conflict began.
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Image caption At least seven Israelis - including five soldiers - have been killed, and more have been injured.
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Image caption Palestinian militant groups continue to fire rockets into Israel
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Image caption And Israel air strikes on targets in Gaza also go on

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