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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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Israeli troops and tanks pictured near the Gaza border

Israeli troops and artillery movement was filmed near the border with Gaza, as the conflict with Hamas militants continued following the breakdown of the latest ceasefire.

An Israeli armoured vehicle near the border with Gaza. Credit: RTV

So far there have been no reports of direct combat although rockets have been fired into Israel, who responded with air strikes.

Troops march near the border with Gaza. Credit: RTV

There have been no reported Israeli casualties while Palestinian health officials say at least 19 people have died in Israeli air strikes since the latest ceasefire ended yesterday.

An Israeli tank kicks up dust near the Gaza border. Credit: RTV

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