Palestinian militants vow imminent revenge on Israel — Analysis

According to Ziyad Al Nakhala, chief of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Ziyad Al Nakhala, Tel Aviv would be hit by missiles in a matter hours.

Ziyad Al-Nakhala of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad stated on Friday that his group will attack Tel Aviv, Israel’s capital. “in the coming hours.”Israel earlier killed a top commander of the militant organisation in an airstrike.

“Metropolitan Tel Aviv will be one of the targets of the resistance missiles, and the coming hours will prove to the enemy that all the resistance forces are one and we will fight them as one man,” Al-Nakhala said in remarks reported by Palestine’s Quds News Network.

Iron Dome missile defence batteries have been set up by Israel Defense Forces near Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beersheba. The Times of Israel reports that flights were diverted to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Bomb shelters within the city are also ready.

Taysir al Jabari, a PIJ commander was killed when the IDF carried out airstrikes against Gaza. The strikes, dubbed ‘Operation Breaking Dawn’ by the IDF, targeted between 10 and 20 PIJ terrorists, and killed members of a “terrorist squad”Who was it? “on their way to carry out an anti-tank missile and sniper attack,”The Israeli military asserted.

Israel releases video of deadly Gaza strike

Officials from Palestine claimed that al-Jabari was the only one who died in the strike, while more than 40 others were hurt.

Following warnings from Israeli officials for many days about imminent strikes from the PIJ, dramatic developments in Gaza followed. The warnings began after Israeli forces arrested the group’s West Bank leader, Bassem Saadi, in the city of Jenin on Monday. A Palestinian teenager was killed in the raid on Saadi’s home, triggering outcry across the Palestinian territories and prompting the PIJ to place its fighters on high alert.

While Hamas, another Palestinian militant group, was not targeted in Friday’s operation, it put out a statement shortly after al-Jabari’s death was announced, saying “the blood of our people and the resistance are not shed in vain.”



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