The Israeli army has killed around 4 o'clock in the morning in the night of Tuesday the commander of the Islamic Jihad, Baha Abu al-Ata,. Together with the secret service, the Shin, the building was Bet in the Gaza city is located, in the al-Ata was. According to Palestinian reports, his wife to be killed.
Thus Israel returns to policy of targeted killings. Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus explained, however, in an interview with reporters, it was a single action. Al-Ata was "a ticking time-bomb", it's direct attacks had been before. He was pre-warned.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday morning, the decision to kill was taken on Sunday by the security Cabinet. "He is responsible for many terrorist attacks and the Start of rockets at Israel in the past few months. And he had no intention of further attacks."
of Iran is largely controlled by Islamic Jihad is the second-largest group in the Gaza strip, they practiced repeatedly stand criticism of the cease-fire by the ruling Hamas with Israel after mediation by Egypt and the UN entered into. Hamas no longer has full control over the Gaza strip. For those occasional launches of rockets that have been fired since may, to wear the Islamic Jihad, the responsibility. The Israeli army and the Islamic Jihad, among others, for the killing of one of their soldiers in the case of the protests at the border responsible.
On Tuesday howled in the morning due to rocket alarm sirens in Israeli communities around the Gaza strip and later in the Central region of Israel. Dozens of rockets were fired. Also in the neighboring cities of Tel Aviv, and Holon, and RishonLeTsion, was alert to hear. For the first time since the end of the Gaza war of 2014 has been arranged in the Dan Region, including Tel Aviv, to close all the schools. Larger people were prohibited accumulations. A house in the town of Sderot close to the Gaza strip was taken, there were no casualties. Because of the fear of retaliatory attacks had already been in the night and announced that schools on the Israeli side of the Gaza strip remain closed, there are also Road blocks in the area.
Because of the escalation of a Meeting of the Israeli security Cabinet was convened. The Israeli army called on the Gaza strip's ruling Hamas, to let the situation escalate. At the same time, the military provides several "intense days". The missile defense system Iron Dome (iron dome) was situated in the Central area of Israel.
Baha Abu al-Ata was one of the key leadership figures in the Gaza strip. He is the chief of the military Council of the Al-Quds brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad. He was responsible for the military actions in the Northern part of the Gaza strip, and had several Hundred fighters under his command, as well as a missile Arsenal at your disposal. He is supposed to be escape 2012 once an Israeli killing action. The building in which it was located, was bombed, but al-Ata survived. In 2014, his house was attacked again, but he was not at the time in the building.
Created: 12.11.2019, 07:50 PM