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: NHS will play crucial role in helping Gaza victims

A team of NHS staff will "play a crucial role" in helping those caught up in the conflict in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron said

The Government has sent a team of doctors to Gaza to help treat those wounded in the ongoing conflict. Credit: PA Wire

A British team of doctors, nurses, surgeons, anaesthetists and paramedics will be flown to Gaza in the next 48 hours amid renewed fighting in the region.

"The conflict in Gaza has taken a terrible toll. The UK has been at the forefront of humanitarian efforts to help those affected and it is right that we see what more we can do," Mr Cameron said.

"The NHS has always stepped up to the plate to help those in need and this expert team will play a crucial role in helping hundreds caught up in this conflict."

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