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August 20, 2014 9:57 am
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Israel Targets Hamas Military Commander

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The Hamas flag. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – Within the span of two hours of its violation of a temporary cease-fire on Tuesday afternoon, Hamas fired more than 50 rockets into Israel.

The resumption of rocket fire prompted the Israel Defense Forces to renew strikes against terrorist targets in Gaza. At least three Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza’s Sheikh Radwan neighborhood. Deputy Hamas political office chief Moussa Abu Marzouk claimed that the airstrike was an Israeli assassination attempt against Hamas military commander Mohammed Deif.

An Israeli official told the Walla news website on Wednesday that the strike had targeted Deif. It was unclear whether Deif was in the home at the time of the strike and, if so, whether he was injured or killed.

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