Members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad targeted by Israel

These are the "senior members" of the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) that the Israeli military says it was targeting in an attack on a media building in Gaza today:

  • Baha Abu al-Ata, Commander of PIJ Gaza City Brigade
  • Tissir Mahmoud Mahmed Jabari, senior PIJ operative
  • Halil Batini, seniorPIJ operative
  • Ramaz Harab, responsible for propaganda in PIJ Gaza City Brigade

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