Armed group says Hussam Abu Harbeed, certainly one of its leaders in Gaza, was killed by an Israeli air raid.
An Israeli air strike in Gaza has killed Hussam Abu Harbeed, an Islamic Jihad chief, the armed group mentioned.
The killing, on Monday, was doubtless to attract a fierce response from the group that’s combating alongside Hamas, the motion that governs the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli navy mentioned in an announcement that Harbeed had been “behind a number of anti-tank missile terror assaults in opposition to Israeli civilians”.
Quickly after Harbeed’s killing, Islamic Jihad mentioned it had fired rockets on the Israeli coastal metropolis of Ashdod.
A minimum of three Palestinians have been additionally killed by an Israeli air strike on a automotive in Gaza Metropolis on Monday, medics mentioned, after an evening of heavy Israeli air raids.
Israel’s navy mentioned Gaza fighters had fired about 60 rockets in the direction of Israeli cities in a single day, down from 120 and 200 the 2 earlier nights.
Hamas mentioned its assaults have been in retaliation for Israel’s “ongoing aggression in opposition to civilians” and known as civilian casualties “pre-meditated killing”.
A minimum of 200 Palestinians, together with 58 youngsters, have been killed within the Gaza Strip for the reason that newest violence started per week in the past.
Greater than 1,300 Palestinians have been additionally wounded.