Netanyahu: 'We need to be prepared for a prolonged campaign'
28 July 2014 Last updated at 21:39 BST
Speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" Israeli campaign in Gaza.
Fighting between Israel and Hamas has claimed more than 1,030 Palestinian lives, most of them civilian, since 8 July, when Israel launched an offensive against Hamas in Gaza after a surge in rocket fire.
Israel's military death toll rose to 48 with Monday's deaths. Three civilians have also died.