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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Gaza school attack 'violation of international law'

The head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency has expressed his "shock and outrage" over the shelling of school which he says amounts to a "serious violation of international law".

Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said that 220,000 displaced people remain in schools across Gaza. He added that if the current conflict continues the Israeli army will have to "take over" from the UN in managing those displaced people.

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