Israeli occupation forces have carried out several airstrikes in the besieged Gaza Strip, killing 10 people, including a 5-year-old boy, and wounding 55, Gaza’s Palestinian health ministry said.
One of the dead was identified as Taisir al-Jabari, commander of the military wing of Islamic Jihad’s Al-Quds Brigade.
Al-Jabari was targeted when he was on the seventh floor of the Palestine Building, a residential block in the center of Gaza City.
A senior Al-Quds Brigades leader, Salameh Abed, was also killed and targeted in eastern Gaza City.
The Israeli daily Haaretz reported that Israeli forces said they had assassinated Al-Jabari, and the attack in Gaza is part of a new Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip called “Dawn Rising” targeting Islamic Jihad. pointed out.
“The Israeli occupation has launched a new violent escalation against the Gaza Strip and committed new crimes against the Palestinian people,” said Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas, the Islamic resistance movement in Palestine.
“The Palestinian resistance factions are united in this fight and will not remain silent. We affirm that the Palestinian resistance will protect the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip by any means possible.”
“There will be no ceasefire with the Israeli occupation following the launch of the invasion of Gaza,” said Islamic Jihad chief executive Ziyad Al-Nahra in exile.
Israeli tightened its stifling siege In the Gaza Strip over the past three days after arresting Islamic Jihad leaders Bassam al-Saadi in a raid on the occupied West Bank earlier this week.that later sent reinforcements To areas surrounding Gaza to prepare for attack.
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220805-four-dead-including-5-year-old-boy-as-israel-strikes-gaza/ 10 killed, including 5-year-old boy, in Israel attack on Gaza – Middle East Monitor