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IDF publishes footage of strike that killed 2nd Islamic Jihad commander

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad commanders Khaled Mansour (right) and Tayseer Jabari (left) in an undated photo. The pair were killed in separate Israeli airstrikes on August 5 and 6, 2022. (Ashraf Amra/Courtesy)
Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad commanders Khaled Mansour (right) and Tayseer Jabari (left) in an undated photo. The pair were killed in separate Israeli airstrikes on August 5 and 6, 2022. (Ashraf Amra/Courtesy)

The Israel Defense Forces publishes a video showing last night’s airstrike in the Gazan city of Rafah, which killed Khaled Mansour, the leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in southern Gaza.

The IDF says Mansour was killed along with two other senior PIJ operatives: The commander of the terror group’s Rafah Brigade, Khattab Amassi, and Mansour’s deputy, Ziad Madalal.

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