Hamas on Saturday morning warned of "consequences" after an IAF airstrike killed three members of its Izzadin Kassam Brigades overnight, including a senior member of the group, AFP reported.

The Izzadin Kassam warned in a statement that the air strike was a "serious escalation" and said Israel would "bear all the consequences."

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In a statement, Hamas identified the three dead as Ismael Lubbad, Abdallah Lubbad and Mohammed Eldayah. Army Radio reported that Lubbad was considered to be a senior member in Hamas's armed wing.