Wed, 16 Apr 2008 01:07:16
A senior Palestinian resistance commander has been killed in an Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza Strip, Hamas police officials say.
The Israel Air Force attacked two Palestinians as they rode a motorcycle in Jabalya refugee camp on Tuesday, killing one and wounding the other.
They were identified as members of Islamic Jihad.
The dead man was named as Mohammed Ghausain, Islamic Jihad’s commander in northern Gaza.
The Israeli army confirmed that its troops had carried out the airstrike.
Israel frequently targets Gaza fighters in airstrikes, trying to bring an end to Palestinian national resistance.
In a similar missile strike Late Monday, Israel Air Force killed Ibrahim Abu Elba a leader of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
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