UN chief: Attack at school in Gaza 'criminal act'

NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says an attack that killed 10 people at a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip is a "moral outrage and a criminal act."

Ban calls today's attack a "gross violation of international humanitarian law." He says it must be swiftly investigated and those responsible held accountable.

An official with the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency in Gaza says preliminary findings indicate the blast was an Israeli airstrike near the school, which had been providing shelter for some 3,000 people. He says at least one U.N. staffer was killed.

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