Daily Israel Report

Senior Islamic Jihad Terrorists Injured in Ground Clashes

IDF, ISA release names of terrorists wounded over six-day period.
By Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin
First Publish: 7/23/2014, 9:11 PM

Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza
Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza
Reuters

The IDF and Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) have injured several Islamic Jihad terrorists over the course of the ground offensive, the IDF announced Wednesday.

The injured terrorists have been named as:

Saleh Mohammad Akram Shaar, a senior Islamic Jihad terrorist, who was responsible for the organization's military activity in Khan-Younis. In this capacity, he was, over the years, behind carrying out attacks against IDF forces along the border with Gaza, including during the course of the current military offensive .

Mahmoud Awad Ali Ziada, a resident of Jabaliya, commanded a battalion of the northern Gaza branch of the organization.

Khaled Shaaban Shaaban Dahduh, a resident of Gaza City, was a battalion commander in the Gaza City division of the organization.

Syed Muhammad Nasr Abu Mu'ammar, a resident of Rafah, served as a battalion commander in the Rafah division of Islamic Jihad.

Since the beginning of the operation, at least 210 terrorists are known to have been killed, and 28 terrorists have been arrested, military sources said Wednesday.