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Carter calls for Gaza investigation

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Former US President Jimmy Carter has called for an investigation into the recent Israeli offensive in Gaza and for international assistance for those whom he said were being treated like "animals".

Visiting the coastal strip, he also broke with official US policy by meeting Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh.

Aleem Maqbool reports.

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