Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

  • Palestinians check the damage of a house targeted by Israeli missile strikes in Gaza City, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. The Israeli military says it has struck a Gaza City house, targeting a commander from the Islamic Jihad group in a resumption of pinpointed killing. The Iranian-backed Palestinian group confirmed Tuesday that Bahaa Abu el-Atta, it’s north Gaza Strip commander, was killed. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

  • Palestinians check the damage of a house targeted by Israeli missile strikes in Gaza City, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. The Israeli military says it has struck a Gaza City house, targeting a commander from the Islamic Jihad group in a resumption of pinpointed killing. The Iranian-backed Palestinian group confirmed Tuesday that Bahaa Abu el-Atta, it’s north Gaza Strip commander, was killed. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza early Tuesday in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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