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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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Tractor hits bus in Jerusalem in 'terrorist attack'

A construction vehicle slammed into a bus in Jerusalem and overturned the vehicle in what Israeli police have called a possible terrorist attack.

No passengers were on the bus when it was hit but two people were reportedly injured in the incident - which took place in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood - according to an ambulance service.

A police officer shot the construction vehicle driver and "neutralised him" in what "looks like a terrorist attack", a police spokesman said.

The vehicle is reportedly a tractor and the driver is believed to be dead, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

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