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In pictures: Death and devastation at al-Shati refugee camp

A suspected Israeli strike on a playground in the western Gaza City's Al-Shati Camp killed 10 children on Monday, though the Israeli army denied culpability
A grieving family member at the Sheikh Radwan Cemetery in Gaza City. (Photo: MEE/Anne Paq)

A relative lull in violence in Gaza ended sharply on Monday afternoon as at least 10 Palestinian children were killed and others injured in a strike on western Gaza City's Al-Shati Camp.

While Gazans said the strikes were launched by Israeli fighter jets, the Israeli army claimed it was misfired rockets launched by Islamic Jihad.

A short while later, a missile struck a building inside the compound housing Gaza’s largest hospital on Monday, Hamas medics and an AFP correspondent said.

An AFP correspondent at the scene said a wall of a building inside the compound was damaged by a missile, which he said was fired by an Israeli drone.

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