Israel’s Channel 10 is reporting that late Thursday evening, November 16, the Israel Defense Force was able to eliminate an additional four members of Gaza’s senior terrorist leadership in a targeted strike.
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Marwan Issa has been named the new commander of Hamas’s military wing. Issa was the deputy of Ahmed Jabari who was killed yesterday in an Israeli air strike and buried after public mourning rituals in Gaza.
Issa headed the Hamas military delegation that traveled to Tehran and Beirut last September and signed secret mutual defense pacts with Iran and Hizbollah.
A fourth Israeli died that had been injured in the strike on the Kiryat Malachi apartment.
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.
The “Red Alert” missile siren has been going off in cities and towns around Gaza for the past half hour. Residents have reported hearing explosions.
Ten rockets have been launched at Israel so far, including at Ashkelon and Gan Yavneh. No one has been injured from the strikes.
Islamic Jihad has been taking credit for the launches.
Earlier this evening, Gazans launched an anti-tank missile at an Israeli jeep, prompting Israel to strike back.
David Buskilla, mayor of the beleaguered town of Sderot collapsed on Sunday. Buskilla has been holding a hunger strike opposite the Prime Minister’s office to protest the rocket attacks against his town, its failing economy as a result, and what he feels is the government’s ineffectual response to fix the situation.
The Israel Air Force killed two terrorists preparing to launch rockets against Israeli civilians from Gaza.
Sources in Gaza say five people were also injured on the strike which occurred on a Hamas training camp. At least three of the people were Hamas operatives.