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Palestinian Sources: 2 Hamas Gunmen Killed in Israeli Air Strike


Palestinian medical workers say two gunmen with the Islamic militant group Hamas have been killed in an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip.

Hamas says Israeli aircraft Saturday struck one of the group's military posts near the town of Khan Younis. It says the two dead gunmen belonged to Hamas' military wing (Ezzedin al-Qassam), and that four of its members were wounded in the attack.

The Israeli army confirmed the air strike.

Israel conducts air strikes and land operations in the Gaza Strip in an effort to stop Palestinian militants from firing rockets into southern Israel.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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