CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people and sending at least 20 more to hospitals, officials said.
Fifteen people were killed, including a baby, when an Israeli shell Thursday slammed into a UN-run school in the Gaza Strip sheltering Palestinians fleeing fighting between Hamas and Israel's army, medics said. It was the latest in a number of Israeli strikes on schools and hospitals in the embattled Palestinian territory, as the death toll from a 17-day operation to halt rocket fire by Gaza militants topped 770. A spokesman for the UN's Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA separately confirmed "multiple dead" at the school in Beit Hanun, in northern Gaza Strip, where hundreds of Palestinians had sought refuge. "Precise coordinates of the UNRWA shelter in Beit Hanun had been formally given to the Israeli army," Chris Gunness said on his Twitter account.