Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire as deaths pass 500


Israeli soldiers of the 155mm self-propelled howitzer unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position in southern Israel near the border with Gaza. Thirteen Israeli soldiers were killed overnight and early Sunday in clashes with Palestinian militants throughout the Gaza Strip, amid the Israeli army’s ground
incursion to the enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed in a statement. The Shuhada Al-Aqsa hospital in central Gaza was hit by shelling on Monday , leaving five people dead — one patient and four relatives, the Gaza Health Ministry said. Hamas TV showed upper floors damaged.