After the continuous airstrikes on Gaza, Palestine, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he has instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza. The bombing has been now going on for ten days. According to the health officials of Gaza at least 229 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed since the bombing began. Among them were more than 40 children. Reuters News tweeted: Israeli prime minister says has instructed military to begin ground offensive in Gaza – official statement — Reuters India (@ReutersIndia) July 17, 2014 Further details awaited.