Gaza night sky lit up with explosions

  • Agencies, Gaza
  • Updated: Jul 19, 2014 13:55 IST

Israel has now launched a full fledged ground assault on Gaza. Here are some shots of the night sky that have been lit up by flares, missiles and explosions.

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A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows an Israeli army flare illuminating the sky above the Gaza strip. (AFP Photo) http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/7/1907gaza2.jpg

A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows an Israeli mobile 155mm artillery shell being fired at the Gaza strip. (AFP Photo) http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/7/1907gaza3.jpg

A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows an Israeli mobile 155mm artillery shell being fired at the Gaza strip. (AFP Photo) http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/7/1907gaza4.jpg

A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows an Israeli mobile 155mm artillery shell being fired at the Gaza strip. (AFP Photo)
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Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky in the northern Gaza Strip. (AP Photo) http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/7/1907gaza6.jpg

The northern part of Gaza City (foreground) remains dark during a power outage as the Israeli city of Ashkelon (background left) is normally lit. (AFP Photo)
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