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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'At least four Palestinians' killed by Israeli tank fire

At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli tank fire nearly two hours after Israel and Hamas began a 72-hour ceasefire, AP reported citing Gaza officials.

Health ministry official Ashraf al-Kidra and Gaza police spokesman Ayman Batniji said 15 other Palestinians were wounded in shelling east of the city of Rafah.

The Israeli military said it was looking into the incident.

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