Israel-Gaza: Violence escalating to ‘full-scale war’ warns UN

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Israel-Gaza: Violence escalating to ‘full-scale war’ warns UN” – below is their description.

    The United Nations has warned that violence between Israel and Gaza is escalating towards a ‘full-scale war’.

    On the ground, the Palestinian Ministry of Health says at least 65 people, including 16 children and a senior Hamas official, have died in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza strip.

    Warning: This video contains images of a dead body which some may find upsetting

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