Gaza crisis: ‘More than 100’ killed in Israeli strikes

At least 105 people have died in the Gaza Strip in six days of violence, Hamas officials say, as Israeli forces continue a bombardment they say aims to stop rocket attacks into Israel.

BBC, November 19

Monday’s fatalities include a commander of the Islamic Jihad militant group.

More than 100 rockets were fired on Israel by militants on Monday, but no casualties were reported. Last week, three Israelis died in one such attack.

The Israeli cabinet has been meeting to discuss an Egyptian ceasefire proposal.

The content of the Egyptian plan is not known, but both Israel and Hamas have presented conditions.

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