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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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Obama: Hamas must release Israeli soldier

President Obama condemned the alleged capture of an Israeli soldier by Hamas militants, and said if Hamas were serious about a ceasefire, they would release him immediately.

President Obama speaking this evening. Credit: APTN

Praising the work of John Kerry, he said more must be done to protect civilians in the conflict.

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