LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron telephoned Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urging him to do "everything possible" to end the crisis in Gaza, BBC said in a report.
According to the BBC, Cameron also expressed sympathy for the rocket attacks on Israel.
About 40 Palestinians and three Israelis have now been killed.
Pro-Palestinian protesters have gathered in Edinburgh and London to urge an end to the violence.
An Israeli air strike killed Hamas military chief Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari and another official in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. (Monitoring Desk)