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Rafah raids death toll rises to 19, including 14 children

The death toll from Israeli air strikes targeting two Palestinian homes in densely populated Rafah, in the south of Gaza, has risen to 19, including 14 children.

According to local sources, the first raid targeted a house belonging to the Joudeh family in Ashdod camp in the centre of Rafah, killing four people, including a husband, his wife and their daughter.

Reportedly, one of the victims was pregnant. Medical teams performed a cesarean on the dead woman and were able to save the baby's life.

In the second strike, which targeted the Abdel-Al family home in east Rafah, 15 people were killed, including 13 children and two women. Many are still missing, and rescue teams are trying to recover those trapped beneath the rubble.