Hamas Leaders Killed In Airstrike

Published 08/21 2014 11:13AM

Updated 08/21 2014 06:22PM

Retaliation For Rocket Attacks
Retaliation For Rocket Attacks
An Israeli airstrike has killed three Hamas military commanders. The raid comes in response to more than 175 rocket and mortar attacks on Israel earlier this week.

The main target, the chief of the Hamas military group, escaped the attack but his wife and son were killed.

So far more than 2,000 Palestinians have died in the month long war, which began after three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and killed in June. A senior Hamas now claims his group is responsible for their deaths.

64 Israelis soldiers, have died during the conflict.

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