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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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Philip Hammond: Situation in Gaza is intolerable

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned the "intolerable" suffering of the people of Gaza.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned the situation in Gaza. Credit: Reuters

Mr Hammond told The Sunday Telegraph he had received thousands of emails from the British public who were "deeply disturbed" by the ongoing conflict.

"It's a broad swathe of British public opinion that feels deeply, deeply disturbed by what it is seeing on its television screens, coming out of Gaza," Hammond said.

“The British public has a strong sense that the situation of the civilian population in Gaza is intolerable and must be addressed — and we agree with them.”

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