Israeli Military Kills Palestinian Commander in Targeted Assassination in Gaza

HeadlineNov 12, 2019

The Israeli military bombed the home of a senior member of the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad before dawn in Gaza today, killing the commander Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife Asmaa and injuring his children. Following the targeted assassination, over 50 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel, injuring at least one civilian. The European Union has condemned the rocket attacks, saying, “The firing of rockets on civilian populations is totally unacceptable and must immediately stop.”

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