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Israeli Military Launches Ground Operation in Gaza Strip

Created: 07/17/2014 2:59 PM KAALtv.com
By: AP

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza.
    
The army said in a statement late Thursday that after 10 days of Hamas attacks, it has "initiated a ground operation within the Gaza Strip."
    
The army says the objective is to strike a "significant blow to Hamas' terror infrastructure."

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An Israeli tank takes a position along the Israel-Gaza Border, Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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