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Rocket from Gaza kills 2; Israel topples 6-storey building

A rocket launched from Gaza killed two Thai workers in southern Israel on Tuesday, police said, hours after Israeli airstrikes toppled a six-story building in the Palestinian territory that housed bookstores and educational centers. With the war showing no sign of abating, Palestinians across the region went on a general strike in a rare collective action against Israel's policies.

People inspect the rubble of destroyed residential building that was hit by an Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City, Monday, May 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)