By Haaretz | Jul. 17, 2014 | 4:28 PM
As Israel expands offensive, Gaza militants fire rockets barrage at Israel’s south, center and Coastal Plain; Palestinians say four children killed earlier in IDF strikes; UN agency finds some 20 rockets hidden in UNRWA school.
Israel resumed airstrikes on the Gaza Strip at 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, after a six hour temporary cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid to reach Gaza residents. The cease-fire began at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday morning, though Hamas fired rockets at Israel roughly two hours later.
Since the end of the ceasefire, over 100 rockets and mortar shells have been fired at Israel, including large barrages aimed primarily at the south, but some have also reached central Israel. Israeli airstrikes killed four Palestinian children, three in Zeitoun and one in Khan Yunis.
Also on Thursday afternoon, representatives from UNRWA, the UN agency caring for Palestinian refugees, found roughly 20 rockets hidden in a vacant UNRWA school in the Gaza Strip……
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Israeli Gaza Strip o July 8, 2014. Photo by A