Airstrikes, Explosions Continue in Gaza City

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Explosions continued to rock the city of Gaza, Tuesday, May 18, amid the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel. ————————— READ MORE: Israel carried out airstrikes early Tuesday in the Gaza Strip, while Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel, continuing a wave of violence between the two sides that has stretched on for more than a week. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the latest attacks. The Israeli strikes were again focused on Gaza City, while militant rocket fire set off sirens in southern Israel. The fighting has brought statements of concern from the international community and diplomatic efforts to halt the violence. European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was holding talks Tuesday with EU foreign ministers to discuss how to best support de-escalating the conflict. U.S. officials have spoken about efforts to work behind the scenes to calm the situation, including coordinating with other countries in the region. ————————— LINK: https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/israel-palestinian-militants-carry-out-cross-border-attacks
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