IDF Kills Senior Islamic Jihad Commander in Jenin

(Ha'aretz) Jack Khoury - The IDF killed Mohamed Zubeidi, a senior officer in Islamic Jihad who headed the Jenin Brigades, during an operation in the Jenin refugee camp in northern Samaria on Wednesday. Zubeidi was involved in the shooting attack which killed Meir Tamari near Hermesh in May. He also sent out terrorists to carry out attacks, the army said. In the course of the operation, 17 wanted persons were arrested and weapons, explosive charges and military equipment were confiscated. During an exchange of fire between Israeli forces and Palestinian terrorists, Basel Abu Alufa, 15, and Adam Al-Rol, 8, were killed by IDF fire, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported. An army source told Ha'aretz that the two had been throwing explosives at the troops. Army footage shows the body of one of the boys with a pipe bomb beside him and in another video he is seen holding the pipe bomb.

2023-11-30 00:00:00

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