IDF spokesman: Not returning to policy of targeted assassinations

IDF spokesperson Brig. Gen. Hidai Zilberman says the killing of a senior Islamic Jihad commander does not represent a return the the policy of targeted killings that saw Israel kill dozens of terror leaders in the last decade.

Zilberman said air force targeted Baha Abu al-Ata because he was “a ticking bomb” and was planning imminent attacks against Israel.

Israeli blames  for the recent salvo of rockets fired into Israel.

Islamic Jihad leader Baha Abu al-Ata (IDF Spokesperson)

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