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Hamas promises retaliation for Israel killing senior military leaders

Israeli strikes have killed a large number of Hamas commanders and destroyed dozens of security, military and police sites in the Gaza Strip.
MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli army killed a large number of Hamas military commanders May 12 during its military operation in the Gaza Strip that kicked off after armed Palestinian factions launched hundreds of rockets toward Israel May 10.

The rockets came in response to the Israeli police raiding Al-Aqsa Mosque and efforts to evict the inhabitants of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem and give their houses to Israeli settlers.

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