Two members from Hamas political office killed in air strike, official says

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Palestinian Hamas supporters attend a rally against visits by Israeli right wing groups to Al-Aqsa mosque, in Khan Younis

Zakaria Abu Maamar, a member of Hamas political office, gestures during a rally against visits by Israeli right wing groups to Al-Aqsa mosque, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip May 26, 2023. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa Acquire Licensing Rights

GAZA, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Two members from Hamas’ political office, Jawad Abu Shammala and Zakaria Abu Maamar, were killed in an air strike in Khan Younis in southern Gaza Strip, an official from the group told Reuters on Tuesday.

In separate statements, the Israeli military confirmed killing Abu Shammala and Abu Maamar, saying they had been struck overnight.

Reporting by Nidal Al Mughrabi; Writing by Tala Ramadan; Editing by Alison Williams

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