Hamas Gaza leader's home 'hit by Israeli missile'

An Israeli aircraft fired a missile at the house of Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh early on Tuesday causing damage but no casualties, Gaza's interior ministry said.

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh pictured last month. Credit: Reuters

An Israeli military spokeswoman had no information on the report but was checking for details.

Haniyeh's son confirmed the strike on his Facebook page and added that the house of the former Hamas Gaza prime minister was empty.