Eight Israeli soldiers killed amid fighting in Rafah

Updated June 16 2024 - 7:05am, first published 7:02am
Hamas militants say they ambushed an Israeli armoured personnel carrier in Rafah. (EPA PHOTO)
Hamas militants say they ambushed an Israeli armoured personnel carrier in Rafah. (EPA PHOTO)

Eight Israeli soldiers have been killed in the southern Gaza Strip, the military says, as forces continued to push in and around the southern city of Rafah and strikes hit several areas of Gaza, killing at least 19 Palestinians.

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