Israeli tanks push deeper into Rafah, forcing people to flee again

Displaced Palestinians, who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, shelter at a tent camp, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas Wednesday, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. (REUTERS/Hatem Khaled)

CAIRO — Israeli tanks backed by warplanes and drones advanced deeper into the western part of the Gaza Strip city of Rafah on Wednesday, killing eight people, according to residents and Palestinian medics.