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Palestinian Police Storm Parliament, Demand Crackdown on Hamas

Several dozen Palestinian police stormed the Palestinian parliament building Monday to press demands for a security crackdown on Hamas militants.

There were no reports of shooting in the building, but witnesses say gunshots were fired as police entered the legislative compound in Gaza City.

The police action followed a series of shootouts Sunday between Palestinian police and Hamas militants. A Palestinian police commander and two civilian bystanders were killed and at least 50 other people were wounded.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.