Israel-Gaza tension: Violence continues despite ceasefire

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu is returning home early to handle tensions with Gaza ahead of elections.

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    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected back home in the next few hours cutting short his visit to the United States.

    He boarded a plane after the Israeli army launched attacks into Gaza, hitting several Hamas targets.

    An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire is now in place between Hamas and Israel.

    Al Jazeera Laura Burdon-Manley reports.


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