Strike kills 15 seeking safety at Gaza school

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 4:10 a.m.

A Palestinian medic holds two children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, as other medics treat serious cases at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- A United Nations school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, leaving at least 15 civilians dead.

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