Hamas' al-Qassam Brigades issued a statement saying that Ahmad Atiya Ibrahim Mansour, 30, died when his grenade blew up unexpectedly.
"He has been elevated to the path of Jihad and resistance in the Honor and Glory in the field of Mujahideen al-Qassam Brigades heroesm" the statement said.
Let's look back at the highlights of this man's life so we can appreciate exactly what has been lost:
May the ranks of holy martyrs of Hamas increase exponentially. Ameen.