IDF Targets Commander of Islamic Jihad's Rocket Forces, Rockets from Gaza Kill Palestinian Civilians

(Ynet News) Elisha Ben Kimon - Islamic Jihad commander Ali Hassan Ghali, head of the group's rocket forces, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza on Thursday, the IDF said. Two other Islamic Jihad commanders, including his brother, were also killed. "Ghali was responsible for directing and carrying out rocket fire at Israeli territory, including the recent barrages." As of Wednesday evening, 507 rockets had been fired toward Israel. 154 were intercepted by Israeli air defense systems, as Iron Dome recorded a 96% success rate. Another 108 crashed inside Gaza, killing four Palestinian civilians including 3 children.

2023-05-11 00:00:00

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