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Tunnels razed as Gaza death toll climbs to 342

Posted: July 20, 2014 at 3:54 a.m.

Palestinian relatives mourn for Qasim Alwan, 4, and Imad Alwan, 6, who were killed Friday by an Israeli tank shell, during their funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, July 19, 2014. Relatives say the tank shell kit the Alwan family's kitchen, killing Qasim and Imad. Rizk Hayek, 1, who lived nearby, was killed by shrapnel. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israeli bulldozers demolished more than a dozen tunnels Saturday in the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian authorities reported intensified airstrikes and shelling as the death toll from Israel's offensive rose to at least 342 Palestinians, and as diplomats struggled to revive a cease-fire.

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