- This just in July 24
At least 15 people were killed Thursday when Israeli forces struck a U.N. run school in Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, the BBC reports.
The Gaza Health Ministry reported that the school had sheltered Palestinians. In addition to the 15 reported deaths, another 200 people were wounded in the attack.
The BBC reports that the attack marks the fourth time a U.N. facility has been hit in the Israeli offensive against Hamas. Survivors of the attack at the school told CBS News that they were warned the school was a target. They said the Israeli forces opened fire as they prepared to exit the building.
Officials report that in the past 16 days, more than 750 Palestinians and 33 Israelis have been killed. The U.N. has condemned both sides in the conflict, emphasizing the need for a cease-fire.- -
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Is it now OK to have sex with animals?
- The hilarious hypocrisy of Republicans complaining about the imperial presidency
- 10 things you need to know today: November 26, 2014
- After Ferguson: Stop deferring to the cops
- 7 grammar rules you really should pay attention to
- In Ferguson, Michael Brown lost his life — and America's police lost the benefit of the doubt
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- In defense of Gwyneth Paltrow
- Hey, scolds: Stop telling us to enjoy a healthy Thanksgiving
Subscribe to the Week