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Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking unilateral ceasefire

Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking 'humanitarian' ceasefire

Israel declared a unilateral seven-hour humanitarian ceasefire for Monday in most of the Gaza Strip. The announcement came after unusually strong criticism of Israel by the U.S. and the United Nations over apparent Israeli shelling that killed 10 people at a U.N. shelter. Palestinian health officials accused Israel of bombing a refugee camp west of Gaza City, injuring 30, after the ceasefire started. Read more at Reuters.