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Large explosion seen in central Gaza

Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 00:50

Aug.02 - A large explosion lights up the night sky in central Gaza as Israel resumes shelling. Rough Cut. (No Reporter Narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: An explosion lit up the night sky in Gaza early on Saturday (August 2), as Israeli shelling continued one day after a planned 72-hour ceasefire ended some 90 minutes after it began. Thick smoke billowed from buildings in central Gaza but it was unclear what area was hit. At least 1,592 Palestinians have been killed since the start of hostilities on July 8 when Israel launched its drive to halt militant rocket fire on its territory from the coastal enclave by unleashing air and naval bombardments. Tanks and infantry pushed into the territory of 1.8 million people on July 17. Sixty-three Israeli soldiers have been killed, and Palestinian rockets have killed three civilians in Israel.

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Large explosion seen in central Gaza

Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 00:50