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Live updates | Fighting rages by central Gaza hospital; Israel kills Hezbollah commander in Lebanon

Live updates | Fighting near central Gaza hospital prompts medics, patients and others to flee south

Death of senior Hezbollah commander increases concerns of a wider Mideast war.

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Palestinians flee from central Gaza's main hospital as fighting draws closer and aid groups withdraw

A senior commander of the militant group Hezbollah was killed Monday in an Israeli airstrike in southern Lebanon, raising concerns of a wider Mideast war as fighting raged near the main hospital in central Gaza.

The strike targeting an SUV driven by Wissam al-Tawil comes as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting regional capitals in a bid to head off an expanded conflict.

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