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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Israel has withdrawn most of its troops from Gaza

Israel said it would not retaliate to attacks during that time but fighting still continued in some areas. Credit: Reuters

Israel has withdrawn most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip ahead of a seven hour ceasefire which will begin today.

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