Woes of Gaza's injured soar

More than 9,800 hurt overwhelm area’s medical system

Posted: August 11, 2014 at 3:36 a.m.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- When an Israeli airstrike hit the Gaza home for the handicapped where she was staying, Sally Saqr was left shattered.

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Conditions worsen in Donetsk

Ukrainian fire fighters put out the fire at the destroyed buses after shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. Fighting raged Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian rebels there for a cease-fire to prevent a "humanitarian catastrophe." One person was killed and 10 injured in shelling that started early Sunday morning and continued into the day, city council spokesman Maxim Rovinsky told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Turkish prime minister wins presidency

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, flanked by Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev and his wife Emine Erdogan acknowledge supporters after Erdogan's election victory, in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power grab as he embarks on another five years at the country's helm. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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