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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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'More than 50 Palestinians dead' in Israeli shelling

More than 50 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli shelling today, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

Palestinian women and children run from shelling in Rafah, eastern Gaza Strip. Credit: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Medhat Abbas, director of the Ministry of Health, said: "Over 50 were killed and 220 wounded in Rafah."

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