Dozens killed in Palestinian town; Netanyahu calls for demilitarizing Gaza

July 20, 2014 11:59 AM

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Dozens killed in Palestinian town; Netanyahu calls for demilitarizing Gaza

Gaza City (CNN) -- Hundreds of Palestinians fled in panic into Gaza City on Sunday as Israeli troops focused their firepower on the nearby town of Shaja'ia. The shelling and bombing killed at least 60 people and wounded 300, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

In previous days, Israel warned residents to flee, through calls, text messages and dropping fliers that said "it is the intention of the IDF to carry out aerial strikes against terror sites and operatives" in the area. The fliers told people to head to Gaza City by Wednesday morning and not to retu...

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