Israeli airstrike brings down 12-story Gaza apartment tower (69)

Japan Times 2014.08.24 08:35
AP GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to Gaza. The violence signaled that a speedy resumption of truce talks is unlikely, despite another appeal by mediator Egypt.
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