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Israel airstrike kills Hamas military chief, 5 others

NBC News:

The head of the militant wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement and 5 others were killed as Israel launched a series of airstrikes in Gaza Wednesday, officials say.

Hamas spokesman Fauazy Brehom told NBC News that Ahmed Jabari was killed in the attack by Israeli forces. Jabari was the most senior commander of Hamas’ military wing, the Ezzidine Al-Qassam Brigades.

Photo: Emergency services extinguish the burned out destroyed car of Qassam top leader Ahmed Jabari after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Wednesday. (Ali Ali / EPA)