BREAKING: Head of Palestine’s Jihad Movement reportedly killed in missile strike

Taysir al-Jabari, the Head of the Islamic Jihad Palestine Movement has reportedly been killed in a missile strike by Israel Defence Forces, as reported on Friday, August 5.

The alleged death of Taysir al-Jabari, Head of Palestine’s Jihad Movement was reported by Anna Ahronheim, Military and Defense Correspondent, for the Jersusalem Post, on her official Twitter account:

“The IDF killed the head of PIJ in Gaza, Taysir al-Jabari, the successor of Baha Abu al-Ata, in a targeted strike. Just a reminder, when Ata was taken out there was a military operation which saw thousands of rockets fired on Israel by the group. Hamas stayed out of it.”

Credit: Twitter @AAhronheim

Footage of the alleged strike that killed the Head of the Islamic Jihad Palestine Movement was also shared on Twitter:

“Footage from the base of the apartment block in Beit Hanoun, #Gaza where Saraya Al-Quds Commander Jihad Taysir al-Jabari was reportedly killed, no official comment has been made by the faction themselves however this is being reported as confirmed by multiple outlets.”

Credit: Twitter @AuroraIntel

Futher video footage was shared on Twitter:

Credit: Twitter @AZmilitary1

In addition Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Ziad Al-Nakhala vowed war:

Credit: Twitter @AZmilitary1

The news follows a video that circulated online in which Palestinian protesters set an Israeli Defence vehicle on fire with a molotov cocktail, as reported on Thursday, July 21.

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