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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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PM: Urgently looking into reports Briton died in Gaza

David Cameron has said the Government is urgently looking into reports that a British national has been killed in Gaza.

The Prime Minister said the apparent death of the man in an Israeli air strike underlined the need for "an immediate unconditional humanitarian ceasefire observed properly by both sides".

Cameron said during a visit to the Loos Cemetery in northern France, "I'm extremely concerned about these reports and we are doing everything we can to get to the bottom [of them] and find out exactly what has happened."

"This slaughter, this killing has got to end," he added.

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