Israeli Strikes Hit Gaza Mosques, Death Toll Rises

(Gaza) -- A police official in Gaza says five mosques and a sports complex are in rubble after they were hit by Israeli air strikes on Tuesday. The Palestinian Health Ministry claims around 600 Palestinians are dead and 33-hundred more have been hurt in the latest round of fighting with Israel. Casualties are mounting in the Jewish state as well. More the two-dozen soldiers have died since Israeli ground forces began assaulting Hamas forces in Gaza last week.