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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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Rocket kills child in Egypt south of the Gaza border

One child was killed and two others were wounded when a rocket landed on their home near the border with Gaza, security and medical sources told Reuters.

Sara Salama, 13, died while her brother Khaled, eight, and two-year-old sister Rahaf sustained serious injuries when the rocket hit the town of el-Mattallah south of Rafah.

A Hamas spokesman has denied any rockets were fired from the Gaza strip.

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