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3 police killed in attack within Gaza

Aug 29, 2019 - The Boston Globe

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Two suicide bombers hit Hamas police checkpoints in Gaza City late Tuesday, killing three police officers and wounding three other Palestinians, security officials said Wednesday, in an uncommon attack from within the territory.

Two of the officers were part of the armed wing of Hamas, the Islamist militant group that governs Gaza. The group has been mostly engaged in cross-border clashes with the Israeli military. But at times it has faced internal opposition fro...