2 Americans Killed in Israel-Gaza Conflict Amid Calls for Cease-Fire

July 21, 2014 7:47 AM

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2 Americans Killed in Israel-Gaza Conflict Amid Calls for Cease-Fire

Two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Forces were killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip, the U.S. State Department confirmed. The fatalities come as the United Nations Security Council called for an immediate end to the conflict.

Max Steinberg, 24, and Sean Carmeli, 21, were among 13 Israeli soldiers and 65 Palestinians killed in fighting Sunday, the deadliest day in the two-week operation.

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