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Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. More casualties are reported on both sides ...
of the fighting. (July 22)
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DURATION: 1:02-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION NEWS - AP CLIENTS ONLY Rafah, southern Gaza Strip - 22 July, 2014 1. Wide of mosque destroyed by Israeli airstrikes 2. Various people walking amongst the rubble 3. Wide of damaged mosque 4. People walking through the rubble Gaza City, Gaza Strip - 22 July, 2014 5. Exterior of mosque damaged by Israeli airstrike SKY ARABIA - MANDATORY COURTESYTel Aviv, Israel - 22 July, 20146. Soundbite (ENGLISH) Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister (transcript below)ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYGaza City, Gaza Strip - 22 July, 20147. Various Gaza damageVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:ISRAELI AIRCRAFT LAUNCHED AIRSTRIKES AGAINST DOZENS OF TARGETS IN THE GAZA STRIP ON TUESDAY.GAZA POLICE SAY ISRAELI PLANES BOMBED SEVENTY TARGETS, INCLDING FIVE MOSQUES AND A SPORTS COMPLEX.AT LEAST 570 PALESTINIANS AND 29 ISRAELIS HAVE DIED IN THE FIGHTING.MOST OF THE ISRAELI DEAD WERE SOLDIERS.ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SAYS THE ISLAMIC MILITANT GROUP HAMAS IS CLEARLY TO BLAME FOR THE PALESTINIAN CASUALTIES.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister"While we try to avoid Palestinian civilian dead, Hamas wants Palestinian civilian dead. The more the better. So they can give you telegenic fodder."ISRAEL BEGAN ATTACKING GAZA ON JULY EIGHTH, TO STOP HAMAS MILITANTS FROM FIRING ROCKETS INTO ISRAEL.HAMAS HAS FIRED ABOUT TWO-THOUSAND SINCE THE IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS.ISRAEL IS ALSO AIMING TO DESTROY TUNNELS THAT IT SAYS HAMAS IS USING TO CONDUCT CROSS-BORDER ATTACKS INTO ISRAELI TERRITORY.MATT SMALL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.