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Gaza and Israel hit as truce talks continue in Egypt

Gaza has come under renewed bombardment from Israel, as agreement on a ceasefire to end a week of violence remains elusive.

At least 20 Palestinians were reported to have been killed on Tuesday. Two Israelis - a soldier and a civilian - were killed in rocket strikes.

Earlier, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said a ceasefire would shortly be announced at talks in Cairo.

The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen reports.

  • 20 Nov 2012
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