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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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'At least seven dead' after air strike hits UN-run school

At least seven people have died and 30 others were injured when a air strike hit a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, Reuters reported, citing witnesses and medics.

The boys' school in Rafa is believed to have been hit. Credit: Reuters

The Israeli military declined to immediately comment.

Hundreds of Palestinians in the area were reported to have been sheltering in the school.

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