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Israel and Hamas have each launched new attacks after failing to agree to a 24-hour truce that had been proposed by both ...
sides at different times. (July 27)
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SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Gaza City, Gaza Strip - 27 July 20141. Plumes of white and black smoke rising over city skyline AUDIO: Explosion SKY - NO ACCESS UK MAINSTREAM BROADCASTERS/AL JAZEERA/BLOOMBERG - AP CLIENTS ONLY Northern Gaza - 26 July 2014+++IF YOU ARE A FOREIGN NEWS CHANNEL DISTRIBUTED IN THE UK AND IRELAND ON SKY'S DIGITAL SATELLITE PLATFORM AND WANT TO USE THIS CONTENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE CUSTOMER LIAISON DESK AT: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tracking shot of rubble and buildings destroyed by Israeli shelling and airstrikes 3. People standing amid rubbleAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Gaza City, Gaza Strip - 27 July 20145. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri talking to media 6. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesman (see transcript below) SKY - NO ACCESS UK MAINSTREAM BROADCASTERS/AL JAZEERA/BLOOMBERG - AP CLIENTS ONLY Northern Gaza - 26 July 2014+++IF YOU ARE A FOREIGN NEWS CHANNEL DISTRIBUTED IN THE UK AND IRELAND ON SKY'S DIGITAL SATELLITE PLATFORM AND WANT TO USE THIS CONTENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE CUSTOMER LIAISON DESK AT: email@example.com. Pan from plume of smoke rising from near beach to a projectile rolling along street, AUDIO: Blast 8. Wide of beachAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYIsrael-Gaza border, southern Israel (Israeli military restrictions prevent reporting of exact location) 9. Various of Israeli tanks stationed along the border AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Tel Aviv, Israel 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman: (see transcript) SKY - NO ACCESS UK MAINSTREAM BROADCASTERS/AL JAZEERA/BLOOMBERG - AP CLIENTS ONLY Northern Gaza - 26 July 2014+++IF YOU ARE A FOREIGN NEWS CHANNEL DISTRIBUTED IN THE UK AND IRELAND ON SKY'S DIGITAL SATELLITE PLATFORM AND WANT TO USE THIS CONTENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE CUSTOMER LIAISON DESK AT: firstname.lastname@example.org 9. Tracking shot of people walking down road; destroyed buildings and cars on either side of road Beit Hanoun - 26 July 201410. Beit Hanoun resident returning to house after fleeing several days earlier 11. Woman crying after seeing destruction inside house 12. Various of people carrying belongings; food, mattresses and blanketsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Southern Israel - 27 July 201413. Injured Israeli being carried to military ambulance from house hit by rocket VOICEOVER:ISRAEL AND HAMAS RESUME FIRE ON EACH OTHER SUNDAY... AFTER FAILING TO AGREE ON ANOTHER TEMPORARY CEASE FIRE. HAMAS INITIALLY AGREED TO HOLD FIRE FOR 24-HOURS AHEAD OF A MAJOR MUSLIM HOLIDAY THIS WEEK. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesman:"This is an answer to the intervention of the UN and it is for the sake of the condition of our people, especially with the upcoming holiday of Eid."YET A SHORT TIME AFTER THE TRUCE WAS MEANT TO BEGIN... WARNING SIRENS WAILED IN SOUTHERN ISRAEL SIGNALING INCOMING ROCKETS... ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SAYING HAMAS VIOLATED ITS OWN TRUCE. EARLIER SUNDAY... ISRAEL RESUMED ITS OFFENSIVE DESPITE PREVIOUSLY AGREEING TO EXTEND SATURDAY'S CEASE FIRE. ISRAELI OFFICIALS DEFENDING THEIR DECISION.SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman:"And despite the fact that Israel held its fire, they were continued rocket attacks upon Israel and now we have to respond. We have to act to protect our people. But it must now be clear, Hamas is responsible for the continuation of the fighting and the continuation of the bloodshed."ON SATURDAY... MANY GAZA RESIDENTS WHO FLED THE FIGHTING MADE USE OF THE BREAK IN FIGHTING TO RETURN HOME.... COLLECTING THE BODIES OF THOSE KILLED ((Nats -- Beit Hanoun woman))THIS WOMAN CRYING UPON SEEING HER HOUSE BARELY STANDING. SHE SAYS SHE DOESN'T KNOW IF HER RELATIVES WHO LIVE NEARBY SURVIVED MORE THAN A THOUSAND PALESTINIANS HAVE DIED IN THE 20-DAY WAR. OVER 40 ISRAELIS HAVE ALSO BEEN KILLED. PADMANANDA RAMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS