Israel air strike kills two in Gaza after Egypt calls talks

Palestinians look at a house that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on August 23, 2014An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza on Sunday as militants kept up rocket fire, a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire to enable new truce talks. The pace of Israeli raids was slower than Saturday when at least 60 strikes pounded Gaza, killing 10 Palestinians, mostly women and children, and bringing down a 12-storey apartment block. Israeli aircraft hit 20 “terror targets” in Gaza during the morning, while militants fired at least 20 rockets or mortar rounds at Israel, the army said.

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