The Shabak (Israel’s General Secret Service) just announced that Ahmed Jabari, the second in command of the Hamas military, was killed today by the IDF in a surgical strike. He was traveling in his car when it exploded.
Al-Jabari has been credited for the Hamas takeover of Gaza as well as introducing the launching of Kassam rockets into Israel.
Jabari’s son, who was in the car was also killed in the attack.
Palestinians report that the IDF also attacked in Rafiach and Han Younis leaving 8 dead.
Much of the country has now been put on alert in case of retaliatory attacks by Hamas, who have now threatened to launch missiles on Tel Aviv tonight.
Schools around Gaza have announced that school will be canceled tomorrow.
Ahmed Jabari with Gilad Shalit