U.S. military planes airdrop thousands of meals into Gaza

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U.S. officials said military C-130 cargo planes on Saturday dropped food in pallets over Gaza, two days after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during an encounter with Israeli troops amid the war with Hamas.

Three planes from Air Forces Central dropped 66 bundles containing about 38,000 meals into Gaza at 8:30 a.m. ET, according to two of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity before a public announcement.

The airdrop is expected to be the first of many announced Friday by President Joe Biden. The aid will be co-ordinated with

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