Israeli Strikes Hit Near Gaza Hospital


Published 07/28 2014 10:35AM

Updated 07/28 2014 10:38AM

An Israeli strike near Gaza's Shifa hospital.
An Israeli strike near Gaza's Shifa hospital./AYMAN MOHYELDIN
Israeli strikes hit within yards of Gaza's main hospital as well as at a refugee camp on Monday, leaving at least 30 dead and wounded.

The explosion near Shifa Hospital around 5 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) caused some damage to the outpatient clinic, according to witnesses including an NBC News crew on the ground in the area. There was no immediate confirmation of deaths or injuries.

Another strike occurred at the Al-Shati refugee camp in northern Gaza. At least 30 dead and wounded were brought to Shifa Hospital in ambulances, civilian cars and on motorcycles. A NBC News team in the area said the strikes were in "close succession."

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