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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Palestinians who fled their homes return amid ceasefire

Palestinians who fled cities in the northern Gaza Strip during air strikes have returned to their homes as the ceasefire holds.

A Palestinian woman cries as she returns to her home said to have been destroyed by an Israeli air strike. Credit: REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
Palestinians return to their home in Beit Hanoun during the 72-hour ceasefire. Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
A Palestinian woman looks on as she returns to a badly-damaged residential building in Beit Lahiya. Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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