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In pictures: Gaza air raid

Palestinian policeman in Gaza after air raid

Israel launched a helicopter attack on the Palestinian cabinet building in Gaza City on Saturday amid escalating tensions following the abduction of an Israeli soldier a week ago.

Man with wreckage after Israeli air raid

The attack caused widespread damage, especially to Prime Minister Ismail Haniya's second floor office.

Photographers running away after air raid

Photographers and police scrambled for cover in the aftermath of the attack as Israeli aircraft were heard overhead.

Ismail Haniya, Palestinian prime minister

Mr Haniya (R) inspected the damage after the raid.

Police silhouetted in headlights

He said it was an attack on a "symbol of the Palestinian people" and urged international action.




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