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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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Six killed as unexploded ordnance blows up in Gaza

Six people including three Palestinian bomb disposal experts were killed today when unexploded ordnance blew up in the Gaza Strip, according to local officials.

A police statement said that three members of a police bomb disposal unit died after an Israeli shell detonated in the northern town of Beit Lahiya.

A foreign journalist was also among the dead, medical officials said.

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