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Islamic Jihad’s Chief of Operational Staff in Gaza killed


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Tel Aviv: The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Thursday a high-ranking commander of Palestinian movement Islamic Jihad had been killed in the Gaza Strip.

“The IDF and ISA (Israel Security Agency) killed the Islamic Jihad’s Chief of Operational Staff in the Northern Gaza Strip, a senior operative of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organisation. Mamdouh Lolo served as the assistant and confidant of the leaders of Islamic Jihad terrorist organisation in the northern Gaza Strip,” the IDF said in a statement on Telegram.

It said that in addition, Lolo was in contact with senior officials in the organisation’s headquarters abroad.

“He was killed in a strike by an IDF aircraft, under the direction of IDF Military Intelligence Directorate with the ISA,” the IDF said.

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