Palestinians wait to fill their motorcycles with fuel at a petrol station in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, June 16, 2013. The Gaza Strip is experiencing a shortage in fuel which is smuggled from Egypt to Gaza, residents said.
Israel assassinats top Hamas commander in Gaza Strip
Al Qassam website – Palestinian medical and security sources has confirmed that Israel killed the military chief of Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades on Wednesday as multiple attacks struck the Gaza Strip.
Ahmed Al-Jaabari, who ran the Hamas armed wing, Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades, died along with his son after their car was targeted by an Israeli missile. Palestinians across the Gaza city said that they heard several huge explosions near a public service hospital in Gaza City and the Gaza port.
Israel's Shin Bet domestic intelligence service confirmed it had carried out the attack, saying it had killed Jaabri due to his role in leading the resistance.
The Israeli war Jet Fighters carried out more than ten airstrikes against Gaza people and its properties, the primary sources reported that the Israeli forces targeted the civilians near Ali mosque; the forces also executed air raids against civilian cars in several areas of Gaza city.
The Israeli forces targeted an empty land in Al Qarara village east of Khanyounis city; the Palestinian medical sources said that no injuries were reported.
A new Israeli target on Palestinians in Ash-shujaea neighborhood east of Gaza city. The medicals reported that two Palestinians were killed in this raid.
The Israeli attacks end what had appeared to be a period of calm following four days of Israeli attacks that killed 11 Palestinian civilians and injured at least 50.