Ahmed al-Ja'abari, head of Hamas' military wing, was killed Wednesday in Gaza by an Israeli "surgical" strike, the Israeli military announced.
A spokesman for the Hamas-run government in Gaza confirmed that al-Ja'abari was killed in an Israeli strike. "Israel is announcing the war in Gaza and Israel will carry the responsibility for killing Ahmed Jabri," Tahar Eanono said in a written message.
Militants in Gaza have been firing dozens of rockets into southern Israel, and Israel has struck back.
The Israeli military tweeted earlier today:
The IDF has begun a widespread campaign on terror sites & operatives in the #Gaza Strip, chief among them #Hamas & Islamic Jihad targets.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) November 14, 2012
The IDF has begun a widespread campaign on terror sites & operatives in the #Gaza Strip, chief among them #Hamas & Islamic Jihad targets.
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He said, she said! WHO to believe? Gettin harder and harder to believe any of them anymore.
Hooray for Israel. It is wonderful some countries are brave enlighten to stand up against Islamic terrorist. With Borat being reelected I'm sure they know they are going to have to go it alone.
While the rest of the world sleeps, Israel acts... Israel took out Iraq's nuclear programm, Syria's nuclear programm, and countless terrorists around the world... Next stop – Iran.
Israel is definitely on a rampage to become the biggest super power in the region stopping at nothing. Israel's illegal acts are without doubts crimes of War, as Israeli's chant their power hungry government other see similar relations and escalations to Germany in the 40's
@Erez Good, let them take care of Iran. Leave us out of it.
finaly idf is acting
Best post of the day!
Achmed the dead terrorist:)
The heroes of Israel and Freedom should stand proud. They are the last and final line against the Islamic terrorist.
An 'atta boy' is in order here.
I wonder if Obama and the democrats are upset?
Obama apologized to Hamas
Long overdue – we should learn from the Israelis
Excellent. Keep up the good work.
Keep Going! Great news!
It's true measurment on the terrerist
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