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Gaza: Palestinian government declares emergency

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12.10pm Palestinian government declares emergency in Gaza and the evacuation of the headquarters of security and government.

Palestinian resistance declare a state of full alert.

Update: 12.19pm

An Israeli airstrike in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza, has killed two people, who were in their car.

The strike follows yesterday's threat by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to teach Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement a lesson "very soon."

Netanyahu made the threat at a joint press conference with Canadian Prime MInister Stephen Harper in the Palestinian capital, Jerusalem.

Locals report drones and F-16s are still in the skies above Gaza.

Update: 12.33pm

Spokesman of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf AlQudra has confirmed the deaths of Ahmad AlZa'anin, 21 years old, and his cousin Muhammad Za'anin, 23.

Update: 12.41pm

Israeli military vehicles massing east of Khuza'a, near Khan Younes, while Israeli reconnaissance flights continue at low altitude over the Gaza Strip.

Update: 1.22pm

Members of the Palestinian resistance in Gaza have responded to the Israeli extra-judicial killing of two young men in Beit Hanoun with a barrage of rocket fire towards Israeli setllements and military bases.

Update: 1.31pm

The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades - the military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Gaza - has issued a statement mourning the deaths of Ahmed Za'anin and his cousin Mohamed Za'anin. It stated that the two martyrs were cadres of the Brigades of the Martyr Abu Ali Mustafa.

Ahmed AlZaanin, aged 22 years, killed by drone strike in Beit Hanoun today

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