World News Desk!! A senior member of the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) movement, was killed in an Israeli airstrike on an apartment in Gaza City. The Gaza-based Ministry of Health gave this information in a press release. Two Palestinians were killed and five civilians were wounded in the attacks in the Al-Nasir neighborhood, a statement issued by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)-run ministry said on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. . The ministry identified the dead as PJI militants Iyad al-Hasni and Mohamed Abdel Aal.
According to a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Iyad al-Hassani was a key figure in leading the PIJ’s operations and making military decisions. The IDF statement said, al-Hassani was a key figure in the organization and was involved in all decisions regarding rocket launches and attacks towards Israel. Killing our leaders will not stop our resistance, the PIJ’s armed wing said in a statement. According to the health ministry, 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured since Israel launched airstrikes on the PIG’s armed wing on Tuesday. More others have been injured.
On Tuesday, Israeli fighter jets and unmanned drones carried out airstrikes on buildings and apartments of senior PIJ leaders in the Gaza Strip. On Wednesday afternoon and Thursday, PIG militants fired more than 500 rockets into central and southern Israel, according to Israeli media reports. One Israeli woman was killed and more than nine were injured. Palestinian sources said Egypt, Qatar and the United Nations have so far failed to mediate a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led militant groups.
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