UN chief says Gaza 'on a knife edge' as reported casualties from airstrikes mount

July 10, 2014 8:46 AM

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UN chief says Gaza 'on a knife edge' as reported casualties from airstrikes mount

Israeli forces have dramatically escalated the number of airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip on the third day of an offensive against militants inside the Hamas-controlled territory.

Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner told The Associated Press that Israel struck more than 300 Hamas targets overnight, focusing on underground tunnel networks and rocket launching sites. That brought the total number of targets hit to 750. The military said it struck a car in Gaza carr...

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