Skip to comments.Israel says it has targeted and killed high-profile terrorists during Gaza fighting
Posted on 07/29/2014 9:02:30 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
Israel says it has killed a number of high-profile terrorists in its targeting of Gaza.
Israels strongest blow to Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), a guerrilla-like army that participated in the previous rounds of fighting against Israel in 2009 and 2012, was the assassination of Salah Abu Hassanein, commander of its Military Media Division....
The Israeli army also killed PIJs regional commanders who controlled the northern and central sectors of the Gaza Strip, as well as Shaaban Dakhdoukh, commander of the forces in Zeitoun, who worked on burying long-range rockets and helped to smuggle weapons for his forces, according to the Israeli military.
Mahmoud Sinwar directed military activities, including rocket fire and was involved in the creation of attack tunnels into Israeli territory and the raid in which Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was captured.
The Israeli command believes it has also inflicted heavy losses on Hamass Al-Qassam Brigades, but the full extent is not yet known because many of the fighters bodies are believed to be buried beneath tons of rubble of destroyed tunnels where they had been hiding.
Mohammad Shaaban, commander of Al-Qassams naval force, was targeted and killed along with three other people while driving his car in Gaza City. Mr. Shaaban was behind Hamas increasing attempts to infiltrate into Israel from the sea in order to conduct mass killings in Israeli coastal communities, said the military.
Such an attempt was thwarted on the day of his killing, when five terrorists were ....
Reuven Ehrilch of the Meir Amit Intelligence and Information Center, an Israeli think tank, said its comparison study of the names of the Palestinians killed in Operation Protective Edge and the relationship between terror groups and uninvolved citizens revealed that out of 152 names checked, 71 were identified as terror agents and 81 were uninvolved citizens....
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One down, millions to go.
Every time you kill one of these cockroaches, another one appears from the shadows..Ralph Peters said it best tonight..WIPE THEM OUT!!
Nah. Sounds good, but there isn’t any such thing. One rat dies, and a dozen more crawl out of their holes to take his place. :(
GO Israel, kill ‘em kill, ‘em all.
One can only hope that their goat consorts escaped unharmed...
“Mohammad Shaaban, commander of Al-Qassams naval force...”
Hamas has a naval force?
What are we talking here? A few Zodiacs? Some canoes? Maybe a couple of fishing vessels?
When I consider the threat that Hamas is, for some reason, their naval capability isn’t one of those things I worry about.