IAF strikes Palestinian terrorist behind recent rocket fire

(JNS.org) A Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist responsible for recent rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel was targeted in an Israeli Air Force airstrike on Sunday morning, Israel Hayom reported.

The Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson’s Unit identified the targeted Islamic Jihad operative as Ahmad Saad, 22. Saad reportedly died from wounds he sustained when struck while riding on a motorcycle in the northern Gaza Strip. 

“Gaza terrorists must know that there is a personal price to pay when planning and executing terror attacks against Israel,” said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.

Posted on January 19, 2014 .