Death Toll Climbs in Gaza Fighting

Hamas militants slipped into Israel through a tunnel from Gaza and killed two Israel Defense Forces soldiers, the military said Saturday. Israel's military said the militants wore IDF uniforms. One militant was killed and two other IDF soldiers were wounded in the gun battle. Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished 13 tunnels along the border with Gaza, including one 90 feet deep, the military said. Eight members of two Palestinian families were also killed, bringing the Palestinian death toll to at least 342.

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