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Netanyahu compares Hamas to ISIS terrorists

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas and ISIS are branches of the same terrorist tree. (Source: CNN) Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas and ISIS are branches of the same terrorist tree. (Source: CNN)

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (CNN) - Hamas says three of its top military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike.

That news comes as more rockets are being fired into Israel from Gaza. Israel says 137 have been fired since Tuesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says as long as Hamas keeps shooting, Israel will keep attacking.

And he compared Hamas to terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

"Hamas is like Isis. ISIS is like Hamas. They are branches of the same tree. They are the enemies of peace. They are the enemies of Israel, they are enemies of all civilized countries. And I believe they are the enemies of the Palestinians themselves. I am not the only one who believes that,” Netanyahu said.

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