Two Islamic Jihad leaders among 26 dead in Israeli air strikes on Gaza

Death toll includes at least four women and six children

Mourners attend the funeral of Islamic Jihad commander Ali Ghali and his brother Mahmoud who were killed in an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Reuters© REUTERS

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Israel killed two senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza strikes yesterday, pressing an operation that has cost 26 lives, including Palestinian women and children and been met with hundreds of rockets fired from the enclave.

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