As it happened: Gaza-Israel violence 19 November

Key points

  • Hamas-run health ministry officials say the number of Palestinians killed in six days has risen to more than 100 since Wednesday. Three Israelis have been killed by rockets fired by Gaza militants.
  • The Israeli cabinet has been considering a ceasefire plan put forward by Egypt. Officials in Cairo say a deal is close.
  • Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian faction in Gaza, confirms a senior commander in its armed wing, the al-Quds Brigades, is killed in a strike on a media building in Gaza City. All times in GMT.

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  • Penny Spiller 
  • Yaroslav Lukov 

Last updated 19 November 2012

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