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Islamic Jihad leader killed in Israeli air strike

Jerusalem (CNN)A senior commander of Gaza Strip militant group Islamic Jihad was among ten people killed in Israeli air strikes on Tuesday, according to Palestinian Health Ministry officials.And in Damascus, Syria says an Israeli air strike killed at least two people including the son of Islamic Jihad leader, Akram al-Ajouri.The developments serve to escalate significantly tensions between Israel and Gaza militants. Baha Abu al-Ata was killed in an overnight strike on a house in Shajaiyah, in Gaza City. His wife Asma Abu Al-Ata was also killed, as well as four others belonging to Islamic Jihad's armed wing the Quds Brigade. Forty-five people were injured in airstrikes, some seriously, Palestinian Ministry of Health officials said.Abu al-Ata ...
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