Palestinians flee after Israel warning, airstrikes
July 16, 2014 8:20 AM
By The Associated Press
IBRAHIM BARZAK (Associated Press), PETER ENAV (Associated Press)
Palestinian rescue men inspect the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli air strike, at the main road in Rafah, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The Israeli military says it has resumed air strikes on Gaza after Hamas militants violated a de-escalation brokered by Egypt. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali) (July 16, 2014 8:26 AM)
(AP) -- Hundreds of Palestinian families, their children crying, fled Wednesday, as Israel intensified airstrikes on Hamas targets, including homes of the movement's leaders, following failed Egyptian cease-fire efforts. Before the renewed bombardment, Israel had ordered tens of thousands of residents of border areas to evacuate their neighborhoods.
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