As it happened: Gaza-Israel violence 18 November 2012

Key points

  • Israel has attacked Gaza for a fifth day, after a Hamas commander was killed in an Israeli air strike on Wednesday
  • Sunday is the bloodiest day of the operation so far - the casualties included at least 10 Palestinians killed in a single air strike
  • Dozens more rockets have been fired from Gaza at several Israeli towns and cities including the commercial capital, Tel Aviv
  • The violence has claimed the lives of around 70 Palestinians, many of them civilians, and three Israeli civilians
  • All times are in GMT

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  • Jastinder Khera 
  • Paul Kirby 
  • Caroline Anning 

Last updated 19 November 2012

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