Bodies of 16 Palestinians found in rubble, toll above 501

Bodies of 16 Palestinians found in rubble, toll above 501Gaza medics said the bodies of 16 Palestinians killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house in the south of the Gaza Strip were found Monday, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 501.
Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said they were killed in a strike on Sunday in southern Khan Yunis during the bloodiest day in Gaza in years.
A fresh air strike on Monday morning killed a family of nine, including seven children, after a weekend of incessant shelling by land, sea and air sent thousands of terrified civilians fleeing their homes.
A man was also killed in a strike on a motorbike, taking the Palestinian death toll to 502 as the Israeli offensive entered its 14th day, medics said.
Gaza s emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said many of the more than 150 Palestinians killed on Sunday — the bloodiest day of fighting in Gaza in years — were women and children.
The Security Council held urgent talks on the conflict, expressing “serious concern about the growing numbers of casualties.”
“The members of the Security Council call for an immediate cessation of hostilities,” said Rwandan ambassador Eugene Richard Gasana, whose country chairs the 15-member council

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