Gaza: Witnesses report Israeli tanks in heart of Rafah | BBC News

Israeli ground troops are reported to have advanced into the heart of the southern Gazan city of Rafah.

Journalists and witnesses there say Israeli tanks have seized control of a key roundabout in the centre of the city.

The Israeli military has said it is investigating the possibility that weapons stored in a nearby compound caught fire after an Israeli air strike in Rafah on Sunday, triggering a blaze in a tent camp for displaced Palestinians that killed dozens of people.

Meanwhile, the Hamas-run health ministry has said 21 people were killed and 64 injured in a displaced persons camp in Rafah on Tuesday amid continuing Israeli shelling. Israel’s military has denied carrying out a strike on the area.

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