Three top Hamas commanders killed in Israeli strike

Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed in Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, the Islamist militant group said.

Hamas named the men as Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al-Attar and Mohammed Barhoum and said they were killed in a bombing of a house in the southern town of Rafah.

View all 325 updates ›

17 dead in airstrikes as Shijaiyah market is hit twice

In the last couple of hours there was an airstrike in Shijaiyah Market. The initial strike brought crowds of people - as you would expect trying to help the injured - along with ambulances that turned up.

And then there was a second strike in almost exactly the same place about five minutes later. All told, 17 were dead including a Palestinian journalist, with 200 injured. It brought dramatic and brutal end to the ceasefire that the Israelis had offered up - a four hour ceasefire.

Watch: 'Bloodbath' as Gaza market hit by deadly strikes

In the first two hours of that ceasefire Hamas fired 26 rockets. There have been more explosions here in Gaza in the last few minutes. There is no sign that this war is ending.

More on this story