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Funerals held for Hamas fighters reportedly killed by Israel

Funerals have been held in southern Gaza for four members of the Ezz-Al Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. Their bodies were found in a tunnel, reportedly killed by Israel airstrikes before a ceasefire ended the recent 11-day conflict.

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