Update: Attack on Senior Hamas Official’s House and IDF Officer Killed, 6 Jan 2009

DOTZ

January 6th, 2009

 

Attack on House of Hamas Senior

IDF Officer Killed in Last Night’s Incidents

 

A short while ago, a structure was struck in a joint IDF and ISA operation, in Jabaliya. Iman Siam, head of the Hamas rocket launching program, was present in the house. Siam is one of the senior Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. He founded the organization’s rocket launching program, and is also the head of Hamas’ artillery program throughout the Gaza Strip.

 

In addition, the IDF Spokesperson Unit announces that in an incident last night, an IDF officer was killed during an operation in the northern Gaza Strip.

 

The officer’s family has been notified.

 

The details of the incident are still being investigated.

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