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Militants Attack UN Gaza Summer Camp

A U.N. aid official in Gaza says dozens of masked gunmen have attacked a U.N. summer camp.

A U.N. spokesman said the attackers assaulted a guard, burned tents and vandalized bathrooms Sunday at the camp in eastern Gaza. The armed men also left behind a note pierced with several bullets, threatening to kill the U.N. Relief and Works Agency director,John Ging.

The summer camp offers arts, sports and other activities to some 250,000 Gaza children.

There were no claim of responsibility for the attack.

Some extremist Islamic groups in Gaza oppose the camps.

Gaza's Hamas police are investigating the incident.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.