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Israel-Gaza violence escalates

Rocket fire is exchanged after Israel's killing of a senior Islamic Jihad commander.

Rocket fire is exchanged after Israel's killing of a senior Islamic Jihad commander. Violence escalated after Israel killed militant commander Baha Abu al-Ata. Four more Palestinians were also killed.

Also in the programme: Spain's Socialists agree to work with the hard-left Unidas Podemos party in an attempt to form a coalition government; former Bolivian President Evo Morales has arrived in Mexico City saying he has asked for asylum; and pneumonia is named the world's biggest killer of children.

Picture: An image taken from CCTV video made available by Israel's national roads authority showing the moment a rocket, apparently fired from Gaza, struck a road near the city of Ashdod, Israel, 12 November 2019. Credit: EPA / Netivei Israel.

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