GAZA CITY (CNN) — The bloodshed in Gaza showed no sign of letting up Saturday, with 50 Palestinians reported killed amid renewed Israeli shelling following accusations that Palestinian militants captured an Israeli soldier.
The fate of the soldier, identified by the Israel Defense Forces as 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, remains unclear.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters in Tel Aviv Saturday that Israeli troops “managed to hurt severely” the capability of Hamas during the Gaza operation.
“Israel will do everything to bring our kidnapped soldier home,” he said, offering his condolences to the families of Israeli soldiers killed during the incursion.
Netanyahu said Israeli forces will “continue to act in full scale” against Hamas in order to restore “quiet, peace and calm” to Israel.
His remarks came as each side continued to blame the other for the collapse of an attempted cease-fire in Friday, which disintegrated before…
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