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2nd Death in Gaza Confirmed

One of the three people officially reported as critically wounded in an Israeli air strike, Sunday in central Gaza, has died of his wounds, raising the official death toll in the attack to two, according to a spokesman for the Hamas-run Gaza health ministry, cited by Agence France Presse. The spokesman said the two men were civilians from Deir Al-Balah in their early 20s. The Israel Defense Forces reported an accurate hit on a terror cell which had just launched a rocket attack on the Eshkol Council region, where no casualties were reported.

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