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Gaza truce offers fly, but so do shells

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The Palestine Liberation Organisation expressed readiness for a Gaza truce and Washington said Israel had sought help Tuesday in calming a 22-day conflict that has killed nearly 1,200 in the enclave. 

Heavy smoke and fire billow following an Israeli military strike in Gaza City on July 29, 2014

But the Israeli government remained silent on the subject while continuing its bombardment, leaving scores more dead more than three weeks after launching a military offensive against rocket-firing militants.

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