Israeli army says 13 soldiers killed in Gaza overnight

REUTERS
JERUSALEM
Published 20.07.2014 18:49
Updated 20.07.2014 18:53
Israeli army says 13 soldiers killed in Gaza overnight

Israel's military said 13 soldiers were killed in a series of attacks in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the heaviest Israeli death toll in a single day of battle in years.

Earlier, Hamas militants said they had ambushed Israeli troops and detonated explosives around their vehicle in the Palestinian territory. Other militants said they had attacked soldiers in a Gaza house.

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