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Israeli launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists

Aug 09, 2018 - Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli warplanes struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip and three people were reported killed there, while Palestinian militants from the territory fired scores of rockets into Israel in a fierce burst of violence overnight and into Thursday morning.

The flare-up comes as Egypt is trying to broker a long-term cease-fire between the two sides. At least three Palestinians died - a pregnant woman, her 1-year-old daughter and a Hamas militant, according to the Gaza Health...