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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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No evidence to suggest British national died in Gaza

There is no evidence to back up claims made earlier this week that a British national had died in Gaza.

It was thought the man had died during an Israeli airstrike and Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "urgently looking into the reports."

But an FCO spokesman said this afternoon: "Following a number of checks, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has found no evidence to suggest that a British national has died in Gaza."

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