IDF says it killed Hamas naval commander behind thwarted infiltration attempt

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

The Israel Defense Forces says it has killed the commander of Hamas’s naval forces of the Gaza City Brigade, Rateb Abu Sahiban, in an overnight airstrike.

The IDF says Abu Sahiban planned and commanded a Hamas infiltration attempt via the sea on October 24th, which was foiled by Israeli Navy forces.

The military releases footage showing the overnight strike.

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