Gaza death toll rises to 364 on third day
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel destroyed symbols of Hamas power on the third day as air strikes continued along the Israeli-Palestinian border.
The air strikes flattened buildings and ministerial offices in Gaza City as well as a structure belonging to the Islamic University, witnesses said.
The three-day death toll rose to 364 on Monday, with some 1,400 reported wounded. The U.N. said at least 62 of the dead were civilians, and medics said eight children under the age of 17 were killed in two separate strikes overnight. Israel launched its campaign, the deadliest against Palestinians in decades, on Saturday in retaliation for rocket fire aimed at civilians in southern Israeli towns.
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