On Saturday, following IDF and ISA intelligence, IDF aircraft struck and eliminated Ahmed Eliakubi, a senior Hamas operative in the area of Rafah, the IDF and ISA announced.

Eliakubi was responsible for the security provisions for senior Hamas leaders and served as a senior commander in the Rafah district.

During the strike, Iman Rantisi, a Hamas senior military operative was eliminated, and an additional operative was killed.