Israel kills commander in Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Dubai – Masaader News

Baha Abu al-Ata, senior commander of the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza, was killed with his wife when a Israeli missile from air strike hit their home , according to BBC.

At least 70 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since the killing, which PIJ has vowed to avenge.

Twelve Israelis have been lightly wounded in rocket attacks across southern Israel.

Around the same time as the attack on Abu la-Ata, two people were killed and 10 injured in an Israeli air strike on the home of another Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syria’s state news agency Sana said.

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