IDF kills three Hamas gunmen during operation in southern Gaza Strip

The IDF killed three Palestinian gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, the army reported. Palestinian sources said the dead were members of Hamas. An army spokesman said a cell of four gunmen had fired an RPG at forces operating in the Gaza territory. The troops returned fire, killing three of the men. A subsequent air strike targeted the fourth cell member, the army said, but it was unclear if he had been hurt.