Four killed in Gaza as Israel responds to multiple rocket attacks

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An infant and her pregnant mother among Palestinian dead as ceasefire falters

An infant and her pregnant mother were among four people killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestinian militants on a day that has put further strain on an already fraying ceasefire.

It was the second day of fighting after a month-long lull in violence around the blockaded enclave and came while leaders of Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, were in Egypt for talks aimed at restoring the faltering ceasefire deal.

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