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Gaza mortar bomb kills Israeli child, 4 - security sources

Source: Reuters - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:34 GMT
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JERUSALEM, Aug 22 (Reuters) - A mortar bomb fired from Gaza killed a four-year-old Israeli child in a border collective farm on Friday, Israeli security sources said.

The boy would be the fourth civilian in Israel to be killed in an attack from the coastal territory since the outbreak of conflict on July 8, and the first Israeli death since an Egyptian-brokered truce broke down earlier this week. More than 2,000 Palestinians have been killed in the conflict, most of them civilians. (Created by Allyn Fisher-Ilan; editing by Andrew Roche)

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