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Israel airstrikes kill Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza

Detecting military regrouping, Israel’s air force struck this afternoon several Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza and killed the head of its northern district command.
A picture taken on Aug. 4, 2022, shows the closed main gate to Beit Hanun at the Erez crossing between Israel and the northern Gaza Strip.

The Israeli army launched airstrikes on Gaza against Islamic Jihad targets Friday evening, killing one of the group's commanders.

Local health officials in Gaza said at least eight others had been killed in the strikes — including a 5-year-old child — and over 50 wounded.

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