Palestinians say 10 killed in strike on park

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The Israeli military has denied its forces were responsible for an attack on a hospital and a nearby park in the Gaza Strip. It says rockets misfired by Palestinian militants were to blame.A Palestinian health official says at least 10 people, including children, were killed in Monday's strikes.

The Israeli military says that both Gaza's main hospital, Shifa, and a nearby park "were struck by failed rocket attacks" launched by Gaza militants.




Earlier, the Palestinian health official Ayman Sahabani and the Gaza police operations room said separate airstrikes hit the park and the hospital.

The Israeli military said it hit two rocket launchers and a rocket manufacturing facility in central and northern Gaza in response to a rocket launched into Israel earlier Monday.

The airstrikes followed a nearly 12-hour lull in the fighting.

Also on Monday, the United Nations Security Council called for an immediate ceasefire in the conflict.

So far more than 1,000 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers have been killed in nearly a month of fighting.

Meanwhile, Muslims in the Gaza Strip began celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the month of Ramadan.

People paid respects to their ancestors' graves at a cemetery in Gaza City. Many arrived to find the tombs damaged.

NBC News contributed to this report.