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Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

Smoke and flames are seen following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Smoke and flames are seen following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive,...more

Smoke and flames are seen following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Smoke rises following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Smoke rises following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Smoke rises following what Palestinian witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket...more

An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli tank performs a manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers sit atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers sit atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers sit atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Members of the Palestinian civil defence inspect the remains of a car which police said was targeted in an Israeli air strike, in the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Members of the Palestinian civil defence inspect the remains of a car which police said was targeted in an Israeli air strike, in the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Members of the Palestinian civil defence inspect the remains of a car which police said was targeted in an Israeli air strike, in the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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A Israeli soldier sits atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Israeli soldier sits atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Israeli soldier sits atop a tank outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Relatives of Palestinian Hamed Shehab, who medics said was killed in an Israeli air strike that targeted a civilian car on Wednesday, mourn during his funeral in Gaza City July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah

Relatives of Palestinian Hamed Shehab, who medics said was killed in an Israeli air strike that targeted a civilian car on Wednesday, mourn during his funeral in Gaza City July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah

Relatives of Palestinian Hamed Shehab, who medics said was killed in an Israeli air strike that targeted a civilian car on Wednesday, mourn during his funeral in Gaza City July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah
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Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched towards Israel from the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched towards Israel from the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched towards Israel from the northern Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israeli boys play basketball at an indoor court reinforced against rockets in the southern town of Sderot July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli boys play basketball at an indoor court reinforced against rockets in the southern town of Sderot July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli boys play basketball at an indoor court reinforced against rockets in the southern town of Sderot July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers ride an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near a cabbage field outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers ride an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near a cabbage field outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers ride an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near a cabbage field outside the central Gaza Strip July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Smoke is seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Smoke is seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Smoke is seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Palestinians stand next to a destroyed house following what police said was an Israeli air strike in central Gaza Strip July 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah

Palestinians stand next to a destroyed house following what police said was an Israeli air strike in central Gaza Strip July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah

Palestinians stand next to a destroyed house following what police said was an Israeli air strike in central Gaza Strip July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ashraf Amrah
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An ultra-Orthodox Jew speaking on a mobile phone gestures in front of a fire that broke out after a rocket landed near the southern town of Sderot July 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jew speaking on a mobile phone gestures in front of a fire that broke out after a rocket landed near the southern town of Sderot July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jew speaking on a mobile phone gestures in front of a fire that broke out after a rocket landed near the southern town of Sderot July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians stand atop the rubble of a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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