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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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Report: Some Israeli forces 'withdrawing from Gaza'

Some Israeli ground forces are withdrawing from the Gaza Strip, two Israeli television stations claim.

The Israeli military said earlier it was close to achieving its main war goal of destroying Hamas cross-border tunnels.

An Israeli military spokesman told Reuters she could not comment on troop deployments.

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