WEB DESK: An Israeli air strike has killed a senior commander of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Organization in Gaza.
Baha Abu al-Ata died along with his wife when a missile hit their home, the group said. Four of their children and a neighbour were reportedly injured.
Israel’s prime minister said Abu al-Ata was a “ticking bomb” who was planning to carry out attacks on the country.
At least 150 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since the killing, which PIJ has vowed to avenge.Media captionWatch a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip land in on a highway in Israel
Seventeen Israelis have been lightly wounded in rocket attacks across the south, according to the Barzilai Medical Center in the city of Ashkelon.