As Israel warns of bigger Gaza assault, Obama cautions on 'civilian casualties'

July 18, 2014 12:52 PM

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As Israel warns of bigger Gaza assault, Obama cautions on 'civilian casualties'

Gaza City (CNN) -- As Israeli tanks and soldiers plunged deeper into Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Friday that the military is prepared to further expand its offensive against Hamas militants.

Israel's military incursion into Gaza made for high casualties and a doubling of displaced Palestinians, to 40,000, prompting a United Nations relief agency to seek $60 million, authorities said.

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