Nearly four weeks after Hamas’ deadly rampage in Israel, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) has begun surrounding the Gaza City. A flurry of heavy explosions raised clouds of smoke over Gaza City on 2 November. An airstrike Thursday smashed a residential building to rubble in the Bureij refugee camp several miles south of Gaza City, the Associated Press reported.
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