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Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammed Abu Shammala, one of three senior Hamas commanders who was killed in an Israeli air strike, during his funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. 
REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammed Abu Shammala, one of three senior Hamas commanders who was killed in an Israeli air strike, during his funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammed Abu Shammala, one of three senior Hamas commanders who was killed in an Israeli air strike, during his funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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Palestinians carry the bodies of three senior Hamas commanders, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, during their funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians carry the bodies of three senior Hamas commanders, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, during their funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians carry the bodies of three senior Hamas commanders, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, during their funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. ...more

Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21,...more

A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014....more

Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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An Israeli police explosives expert shows a remain of a mortar, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it hit a building in a community outside the central Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli police explosives expert shows a remain of a mortar, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it hit a building in a community outside the central Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli police explosives expert shows a remain of a mortar, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it hit a building in a community outside the central Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Palestinians inspect their house that witnesses said was destroyed during an Israeli airstrike in the northern of Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians inspect their house that witnesses said was destroyed during an Israeli airstrike in the northern of Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians inspect their house that witnesses said was destroyed during an Israeli airstrike in the northern of Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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A Palestinian inspects the wreckage of a car, which witnesses said was hit by a nearby Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian inspects the wreckage of a car, which witnesses said was hit by a nearby Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian inspects the wreckage of a car, which witnesses said was hit by a nearby Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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(L-R) Raed al-Attar, Mohammed Abu Shammala and Osama Abu Atah from Hamas, stand before a Palestinian Authority court in Gaza in this February 27, 1999 file photo.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

(L-R) Raed al-Attar, Mohammed Abu Shammala and Osama Abu Atah from Hamas, stand before a Palestinian Authority court in Gaza in this February 27, 1999 file photo. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

(L-R) Raed al-Attar, Mohammed Abu Shammala and Osama Abu Atah from Hamas, stand before a Palestinian Authority court in Gaza in this February 27, 1999 file photo. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinians fleeing from their houses are pictured through a car window as they react at the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians fleeing from their houses are pictured through a car window as they react at the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians fleeing from their houses are pictured through a car window as they react at the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A wounded Palestinian man is evacuated from the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A wounded Palestinian man is evacuated from the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A wounded Palestinian man is evacuated from the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014....more

Palestinians gather as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Palestinians standing in a badly damaged house watch rescue workers as they search for victims under the rubble of a neighbouring house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. 
 REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians standing in a badly damaged house watch rescue workers as they search for victims under the rubble of a neighbouring house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders,...more

Palestinians standing in a badly damaged house watch rescue workers as they search for victims under the rubble of a neighbouring house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A grandfather of three Palestinian children who medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. ...more

Palestinians watch as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza early August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza early August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza early August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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A Palestinian policeman reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian policeman reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip...more

A Palestinian policeman reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed three senior Hamas military commanders, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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