A commander of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, and two other militants from the group have been killed in an Israeli missile strike in Gaza.

A helicopter gunship fired rockets at Wahel El Nasser and another man as they rode a motorbike in the Zeitoun area of Gaza City.

A third militant was killed when a rocket struck his home.  

Palestinian sources said seven other people were injured in the attack, including a woman and two children who were left in a critical condition.