Israeli troops entered the local synagogue in the Morag settlement, and started carrying out residents unwilling to leave the Gaza Strip.
Just moments earlier, troops had removed families and toddlers from the local nursery, without encountering resistance.
Hundreds of soldiers entered the Morag synagogue. Two soldiers escorted out a crying man, who was covered by a white prayer shawl, the AP reported.
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