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.

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Sobbing UN official: 'Tears more eloquent than words'

A UN official tweeted "there are times when tears speak more eloquently than words" after being filmed crying as he talked about the deaths of Palestinian refugees.

Chris Gunness, a United Nations spokesman, was being interviewed by Al-Jazeera about the shelling of a shelter that left 16 people dead.

He became noticeably emotional as he thanked the presenter at the end of the interview before sobbing uncontrollably.

Mr Gunness had reportedly spent the day looking at evidence from the shelled site in Gaza and speaking about the site.

The clip was shared online and prompted the UN's Relief and Work Agency spokesman to tweet:

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