Latest News Wires Israeli strikes target symbols of Hamas control in Gaza

At least 100 people were killed Tuesday. The lone power plant also took a substantial hit.

By , Associated Press

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Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far.