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Israeli strike kills two Islamiya group members in Lebanon

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Two members of a Lebanese group that fired rockets across the southern border at Israel have been killed by Israel’s airstrike in the Beqaa region of Lebanon.

Israel’s military said its air force “struck and eliminated Mosab Khalaf in the area of Meidoun in Lebanon.”

The Israeli military said a member of the Jama’a Islamiya group had carried out attacks against Israel.

In a statement, the Jama’a Islamiya said two of its field commanders Khalaf and a relative of his were killed in the strike.

Reuters reports that a security source in Lebanon confirmed that Khalaf was a local official in the group’s armed wing, the Fajr forces. The group has previously fired rockets in Israel.

It was the first time Israel has confirmed having targeted a member of the Jama’a Islamiya in Lebanon, although more than a dozen members of the group have been killed in strikes in Lebanon, including targeting members of Palestinian faction Hamas in Lebanon.

Hamas launched an attack on Israel in October that left 1,200 people dead and led to 253 being taken hostage, according to Israeli tallies. Israel responded with a military campaign on the Gaza Strip that has left more than 34,000 Palestinians dead.….CONTINUE FULL READING:>.

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