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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DEC launches its Gaza crisis appeal online

The Disasters Emergency Committee's Gaza crisis appeal website has been laucnhed. Credit: Disasters Emergency Committee

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) said it has launched a Gaza crisis appeal as "400,000 people have fled their homes and urgently need food, water and medical aid."

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