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Death Toll Rises as Israeli Attacks on Gaza Continue

Gaza City, July 15 (RHC)-- Thousands of Gazans have fled their homes amid a relentless Israeli bombing campaign that’s now killed more than 190 people, most of them civilians, since it began a week ago.

The United Nations estimates more than 80 percent of the dead are civilian, of whom 20 percent are children --- at least 36 dead. More than 1,200 Palestinians have been wounded, nearly two-thirds women and children.

And more than 940 homes have reportedly been severely damaged or destroyed, some 400,000 people are without electricity, and 17,000 people are displaced.

Edited by Lena Valverde Jordi
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