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Israeli forces kill 50 Palestinians at al-Shifa hospital

The Israeli military has said that it killed more than 50 "terrorists" around al-Shifa hospital in Gaza.

"Over the past day, more than 50 terrorists were eliminated during exchanges of fire, and terrorist infrastructure and weapons storage facilities were located. Since the start of the operation, over 140 terrorists have been eliminated in the area of the hospital," it said on Thursday. 

Israeli authorities did not provide any evidence that those killed were Hamas fighters. 

Israel has repeatedly accused Hamas of operating within hospitals, a charge that the group has consistently denied. 

Hamas said on Wednesday that Palestinians killed at the hospital by Israeli forces earlier this week were not its fighters, but wounded and displaced people sheltering in the facility.