Rockets Intercepted by Iron Dome as IDF Launches Gaza Operation, Kills Top Islamic Jihad Commander

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Following days of tension with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group, the IDF announced the beginning of a “special operation” in the Gaza Strip as it struck a number of targets in the enclave’s north, killing a top commander with the group.

In response, dozens of rockets fired from Gaza were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defense system Friday evening, as missile alarms sounded in Israeli towns and cities including Ashkelon, Ashdod, Rishon LeZion, and Gan Yavne.

They have said, “Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation,
That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.” Psalm 83:4

Taysir al-Jabari, the head of the organization’s military wing in the northern Gaza Strip, was killed along with several others, IDF and Palestinian Islamic Jihad officials confirmed.

Al-Jabari had “planned to fire an anti-tank missile at civilians and soldiers,” according to a statement from the IDF.

Taysir al-Jabari, the head of the organization’s military wing in the northern Gaza Strip, was killed along with several others, IDF and Palestinian Islamic Jihad officials confirmed.

Al-Jabari had “planned to fire an anti-tank missile at civilians and soldiers,” according to a statement from the IDF.

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