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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Deadly air strike on UN school kills at least 10

An air strike on a United Nations-run school in Gaza has killed at least 10 people, Palestinian health officials say.

A pool of blood is seen in the aftermath of an air strike at the school in Gaza. Credit: Reuters

Thirty-five others were wounded in the attack near a boys' school in the southern town of Rafah, Ashraf al-Kidra said.

The school is believed to have been used to shelter people displaced in the 27-day conflict, which has now killed more than 1,700 Palestinians.

Witnesses said the strike hit while people queued for food supplies.

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