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John Kerry in Egypt in push for Gaza-Israel ceasefire

22 July 2014 Last updated at 13:29 BST

A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation against militants in the territory.

US Secretary of State John Kerry met UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry in Cairo, renewing the call for a ceasefire.

Israel has continued its bombardment of the Gaza Strip, hitting more than 70 targets overnight including mosques and a sports stadium.

Palestinian rocket fire into Israel continued overnight.

Sally Nabil reports.

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