Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Top Hamas terrorist leader killed (updates)

From the IDF blog:
Jabari with Hamas honcho Zahar
In the past hour, the IDF targeted Ahmed Jabri, the head of Hamas’ military wing, in the Gaza Strip. Jabri was a senior Hamas operative who served in the upper echelon of the Hamas’ command and was directly responsible for executing terror attacks against the State of Israel in the past number of years.

The purpose of this operation was to severely impair the command and control chain of the Hamas leadership, as well as its terrorist infrastructure. This was a surgical operation in cooperation with the Israeli Security Agency, that was implemented on the basis of concrete intelligence and using advanced capabilities.
The headline is most interesting:

IDF Begins Widespread Campaign on Terror Sites in the Gaza Strip

Indicating that this is just the start.


Car swarm:

And in a screenshot from Hamas TV, what appears to be plumes of smoke from multiple Israeli airstrikes: