In pictures: death toll climbs as Israel continues to pummel Gaza
Six children from the Al Hajj family, along with their parents, were killed when the three Israeli strikes smashed into the house, according to residents. Shown here, Palestinians carry the bodies of the eight members of the Al Hajj family . Heidi Levine for The National
Israeli’s leaders say the aerial assault on Gaza is an effort to stop scores of rockets fired by militants from the Hamas-controlled territory.. Heidi Levine for The National
The eight family members were among the 33 Palestinians killed yesterday. More than 80 have been killed since Israel’s Operation Protective Edge started on Tuesday. Heidi Levine for The National
Abdul Rahman Qannan at the beach-front cafe where his cousin Mohammed was killed overnight while watching the World Cup match between Argentina and The Netherlands on Wednesday night. Heidi Levine for The National
In what some Palestinians have described as the bloodiest massacre in three days of airstrikes, residents of Gaza mourn the loss of loved ones as the Israeli army continues to pound the strip for the third day in a row.
Updated: July 10, 2014 04:00 AM