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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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Names of 373 Gaza children killed listed in newspapers

The names of the 373 children killed in the conflict in Gaza is published in numerous national newspapers today.

Charity Save the Children said the full-page advertisements aimed to show that the children's deaths are an "outrage that is a stain on the world's conscience".

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The charity said it hoped to remind "the world of the urgent need to push for a permanent ceasefire".

"To see the names of the children, some as young as a few months, written in stark black and white brings home the tragedy that has befallen Gaza's children," Save the Children's chief executive Justin Forsyth said.

A 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas began yesterday, halting violence that has claimed the lives of more than 1,900 people.

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