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IDF releases footage of airstrike that killed PIJ commander Tayseer Jabari

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

Tayseer Jabari, the commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in northern Gaza, in an undated photo. Jabari was targeted and killed in an Israeli airstrike on August 5, 2022. (Social media)
Tayseer Jabari, the commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in northern Gaza, in an undated photo. Jabari was targeted and killed in an Israeli airstrike on August 5, 2022. (Social media)

The Israel Defense Forces publishes a video of an airstrike on an apartment in the Gaza Strip, killing senior Islamic Jihad commander, Tayseer Jabari.

Jabari was the commander of the terror group in northern Gaza. The IDF says he was “advancing plans for anti-tank guided missile attacks against Israeli citizens and IDF soldiers in recent days” along the Gaza border.

In a statement, the IDF adds that 10 PIJ operatives en route to committing an ATGM or sniper attack on the border were struck.

Additionally, several PIJ military sites and buildings were struck, the IDF says.

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