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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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Netanyahu: 'Fighting could go on for long while'

There appears to be no end in sight to ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas. Credit: Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said "fighting could go on for a long while" as the conflict in Gaza resumed.

He told reporters Israel would not back down saying: "This will be a continuous campaign."

Ceasefire talks in Egypt broke down on Tuesday. Since then Israel claim to have killed three of the most senior Hamas leaders.

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