CAIRO - The Arab League described Israeli attacks on Gaza that have killed at least 60 Palestinians on Sunday as a "war crime".

Nabil el-Araby, the head of the Cairo-based Arab League, considers Israeli shelling and ground attacks in Shejaia in northeast Gaza a "war crime" against Palestinian civilians which Israel is responsible for, according to statement issued on Sunday.

Palestinian witnesses and officials said at least 62 Palestinians were killed in shelling of the Gaza neighborhood that left bodies strewn in the streets and thousands fleeing for shelter.

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