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January 5, 2009

Israel rebuffs cease-fire calls as Gaza casualties rise

Medical officials in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip said Monday that 523 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli attacks, including 111 children. That marks a dramatic spike from the early days of Israeli air strikes that primarily targeted Hamas. The Israeli military said on Tuesday that a three soldiers were killed and two dozen injured in a friendly fire incident.

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