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Air strikes on Gaza: UN demands immediate ceasefire

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe UN Security Council has demanded an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after the death toll of current Israeli offensive reached 500.

A total of 501 people have now died in Gaza during Israel’s operation against Hamas militants, as Gaza’s Ministry of Health reports, with 3,135 injured.

U.S. diplomats will meet political leaders in Egypt on July 21, as efforts to broker a ceasefire continue.

On July 20, Gaza saw its most tragic day since the Israeli offensive began on July 8, with more than 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed.

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to continue operations for as much as needed despite being accused of crimes against humanity in Gaza.

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  1. mike walsh says:

    The UN waits until the death toll passes 500 before acting. Israel is sponsored by the U.S., the same foul state that has its stinking troops on Baltic soil. You have invited the Red Army back in a different uniform; fools.

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