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In pictures: Israeli strike
Man extinguishes car hit by Israeli air missile strikes
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Witnesses said Abu Shanab's car was hit by up to five missiles in the centre of Gaza City
Attempting to extinguish the flames of the hit car
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There was no chance of escape as the car was reduced to a burning wreck
Palestinians evacuate the dead and wounded
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At least 14 people were wounded in the attack, which killed Abu Shanab and two bodyguards
A body is evacuated following the missile strike
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Hamas immediately called off its ceasefire and vowed to avenge the deaths with "deeds and not words"
Israeli tank in Nablus
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Overnight, Israel sent its troops and tanks into the West Bank cities of Nablus, Jenin and Tulkarm
Israeli soldiers in the Old City of Nablus
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Soldiers carried out house-to-house searches in the hunt for suspected militants
Palestinian residents watch as Israeli soldiers carry out operations in Nablus
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The raids sparked clashes, which left at least one Palestinian dead

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