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AP PHOTOS: Images from Israeli assault in Gaza

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(AP Photo/Dusan Vranic). Israeli soldiers patrol near the Israeli and Gaza border, Friday, July, 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic). Israeli soldiers patrol near the Israeli and Gaza border, Friday, July, 18, 2014.
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). The smoke trail of multiple missiles fired by Palestinian militants from inside northern Gaza Strip, is seen as they make their way towards Israel, Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). The smoke trail of multiple missiles fired by Palestinian militants from inside northern Gaza Strip, is seen as they make their way towards Israel, Friday, July 18, 2014.
(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). A medic tries to comfort distraught, wounded Palestinians in the emergency room of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, early Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). A medic tries to comfort distraught, wounded Palestinians in the emergency room of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, early Friday, July 18, 2014.
(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). An Israeli soldier sleeps near the border of Israel and Gaza, Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). An Israeli soldier sleeps near the border of Israel and Gaza, Friday, July 18, 2014.
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A Palestinian inspects a hole made by an Israeli strike at the damaged Inteiz family house in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A Palestinian inspects a hole made by an Israeli strike at the damaged Inteiz family house in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 18, 2014.
By The Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - In the first full day of Israel's ground assault into Gaza on Friday, airstrikes rained down on targets in the tiny Mediterranean coastal strip and Hamas rockets streaked through the sky toward Israel. Caught between them, civilians sought shelter from the violence and buried their loved ones.

Here is a collection of images from the conflict.

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