Gaza City - At least 13 people were killed early on Wednesday after
tank shells hit a UN school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had
taken refuge from Israeli attacks.
Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said another 90 Palestinians were wounded in the shelling.
Abu Hasna, a spokesperson for a UN aid agency, says tank shells hit the
Abu Hussein UN school in the Jabaliya refugee camp around 04:30.
AP reporter who arrived later at the school saw a large round hole in
the ceiling of one classroom and in one of the bathrooms. In another
classroom, the strike had blown out the front wall.
comes a day after Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery
assault in the bloodiest day of the three-week Gaza war, destroying key
symbols of Hamas control and shutting down the territory's only power