Notice the unharmed bystander. I think it’s safe to say the IDF were as careful as it’s possible to be when throwing high explosives around. I love the IDF.
Al Jazeera America June 27, 2014 2:45PM ET:
An Israeli airstrike killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the military and Palestinian medical officials said, as nearly nightly attacks on besieged Gaza continued and rocket attacks by armed groups increased after the disappearance of three Israeli settlers and Israel’s subsequent crackdown in the West Bank.
The attack targeted a car traveling near al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, witnesses said. One source identified the men as belonging to the Popular Resistance Committees, a network of armed groups that opposes negotiations with Israel and is known for firing rockets into southern Israel. The men were members of al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades.
“The remains of two martyrs killed in an Israeli air raid on a car were taken to al-Shifa hospital in Gaza,” a spokesman for Gaza’s health services, Ashraf al-Qudra, said. He said the victims were Osama al-Hassumi, 29, and Mohammed Fasih, 24.
As shared by Khaled Abu Toameh on Twitter.
Update Sunday 29th June 10:00:
Many sites including Arutz 7 are reporting these two guys as having been affiliated with ISIS:
The two Gazan terrorists eliminated in an Israeli Air Force (IAF) precision strike on Friday were members of a jihadi terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS, according to senior Salafi sources inside Gaza.
The IDF said the two terrorists, Osama Hasoumi and Mohammed Fatsih, were targeted due to their role in recent rocket attacks against Israeli civilians. The airstrike was recorded by security cameras on the street they were passing through in Gaza’s Shati refugee camp, and uploaded to Youtube Saturday.
At their funeral, the slain terrorists’ coffins were draped in ISIS flags, and mourners carried ISIS banners emblazoned with Islamist slogans.
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