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Israeli military says hit an ambulance being used by Hamas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said on Friday that one of its aircraft hit an ambulance which soldiers assessed was being used by a Hamas unit close to their position in the battle zone.

It said a number of Hamas fighters were killed in the strike and said it had information that Hamas used ambulances to transport fighters and weapons.

(Reporting by James Mackenzie; editing by Jonathan Oatis)