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How Hamas took over the Gaza Strip
The Gaza Strip is under the control of Hamas, following a week of factional fighting which left more than 100 dead.

The map below details some of the key locations Hamas militants control and strongholds it took from its rival, Fatah.

Map: Gaza violence
1) Gaza City:
Presidential compound seized overnight on 14 June
Headquarters of Fatah's Preventative Security Force seized
Key security and intelligence compounds targeted
2) Beit Hanoun:
Four killed and at least 15 injured in fighting on 11 June, UN reports
Most of northern Gaza under Hamas control by 12 June, UN reports
3) Central Gaza:
Hamas believed to control area, including Maghazi, Brej and Nuseirat refugee camps by 12 June
4) Khan Younis:
Explosion wrecks headquarters of the Fatah's Preventive Security Force, killing five, on 13 June
5) Rafah:
Hamas seizes control on 14 June
6) Key roads:
Hamas controls main north/south road and coastal road
7) Gaza/Egypt border:
Hamas claims control of border in south
8) Erez crossing:
About 600 Gazans, including 100 Fatah security men, attempt to flee into Israel but are detained at the border

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