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Frantic efforts to get ceasefire as Gaza death toll exceeds 100

Damien McElroy Jerusalem and Richard Spencer Cairo

Published 20/11/2012 | 05:00

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Israel's cabinet was discussing a temporary truce as the death toll in its bombardment of Gaza passed 100, prompting further international concern.

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European leaders urged Israel to hold fire immediately, while the UN also pressured both sides to accept an Egyptian offer under which a 24- or 48-hour ceasefire would be declared to allow a fully fledged deal to be worked out.

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