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Israel claims to have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis

Israeli forces have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis as part of an almost four-month-old war in which 10,000 Palestinian fighters have been killed and the same number wounded, Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Thursday. The news came as Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was expected in Cairo for talks on a proposed truce in Gaza, as Israel kept up its offensive in the besieged Palestinian territory. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

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(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP & Reuters)


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