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Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in Gaza on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens. (July 24)

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Gaza city, Gaza Strip - July 24, 2014

1. Injured child taken out of ambulance and into Shifa Hospital

2. Ambulances carrying injured arriving at hospital; injured being taken inside

3. Close up of medical staff gloves

4. Injured on stretcher being taken into the hospital

5. Ambulance arriving

6. Medical staff carrying stretcher

STORYLINE:

Al least 15 people died and dozens were wounded on Thursday after Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a United Nations school in the northern Gaza Strip.

The victims were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.

The strike occurred during a day of heavy fighting throughout the coastal territory. Israel says the war is meant to halt rocket fire from Gaza and destroy a sophisticated network of cross-border tunnels. International efforts to bring about a truce appeared elusive, with the violence continuing and Hamas reiterating its demand for a cease-fire that a crippling Egyptian and Israeli blockade on Gaza be lifted.

It was the fourth time a U.N. facility has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, since the Israeli operation began July 8

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