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Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

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Israeli warplanes assassinated three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza on Thursday, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.  

Palestinian Hamas supporters carry the body of one of three Hamas commanders killed in an Israeli military strike, during their funeral in Rafah, Gaza on August 21, 2014

As the six-week war between Israel and Hamas raged on leaving truce talks in tatters, a pre-dawn air strike killed three members of the Islamist movement's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.

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