15:06 GMT16 June 2021
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    The IDF launched a third series of attacks on a network of Hamas tunnels in the Gaza Strip, neutralising 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) of the underground structures in the north of the Palestinian enclave.

    The current escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict started earlier this month, when unrest began in East Jerusalem over an Israeli court's decision to evict several Palestinian families from the area. The situation on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip has been deteriorating for the past week amid heavy rocket exchanges that have resulted in the death of nearly 200 Palestinians, including 58 children. Israel has reported 10 people killed and 50 others seriously injured, while the Palestinian Red Crescent said that more than 1,300 Palestinians have been injured amid tensions with Israel.

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    Hamas, attack, Gaza Strip, Israel
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