BREAKING: Head of Islamic Jihad’s Southern Gaza Division killed by Israel Defence Forces

BREAKING: Head of Islamic Jihad's Southern Gaza Division killed by Israel Defence Forces. Image: @IDF/Official

THE Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have confirmed the killing of Khaled Mansour, Islamic Jihad’s Southern Gaza Division Commander via a tweet on Sunday, August 7.

“This is Khaled Mansour,” the IDF wrote alongside a picture of Mansour. “As the Islamic Jihad’s Southern Gaza Division Commander, he was responsible for dozens of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians & soldiers.”

The Israel Defence Forces added: “Last night, he was targeted & killed by IDF aircraft.

“We will continue to act against any threat to Israel.”

A video reportedly footage released by the IDF shows the airstrike that killed the PIJ leader of southern Gaza, Khaled Mansour.

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian wrote: “IDF publishes a video showing the airstrike that killed Khaled Mansour, the PIJ leader of southern Gaza.”

Further information from the IDF noted that they had been “striking Islamic Jihad terrorist organisation tunnels in the Gaza Strip.”

Video footage circulating online reportedly shows those strikes.

IntelDoge wrote: “Video of the strike on the tunnel.”

@ignis_fatum on Twitter posted a picture of the “aftermath of the IDF strike on the home of the son of Ahmed Al Mudalal, in which Khalid Mansour and a number of other PIJ senior terrorists were eliminated.”

Reporter Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian shared photos published by DM Gantz’s office reportedly “showing him approving the IDF strike on Khaled Mansour, the PIJ leader of southern Gaza.”

Following the announcement of Khaled Mansour’s death, the IDF released a video reportedly showing an Islamic Jihad strike on Jabaliya, northern Gaza which killed Palestinian civilians—including children.”

The news of the death of Khaled Mansour comes after Taysir al-Jabari, the Head of the Islamic Jihad Palestine Movement was reportedly killed in a missile strike by Israel Defence Forces, on Friday, August 5.

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