IDF: 2 top Hamas leaders killed in targeted strike

The IDF says it has killed two senior Hamas leaders in a targeted strike on a building they were in.

“In a combined operation between the IDF and the Shin Bet security service about two hours ago we eliminated key operatives from Hamas’s military intelligence system,” the IDF says in a statement.

It identifies the men as Hassan Kaugi, the chief of the security department in Hamas military intelligence and his deputy, Wail Issa.

It said that Issa was the brother of Marwan Issa, the deputy commander of the Hamas military wing.

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