Airstrike Targets Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terrorist in Jenin

By Yoni Weiss

A screengrab shows a surveillance footage of an airstrike on terrorist Yasser Hanoun, in Jenin, Thursday night. (Israeli Army/Handout via REUTERS)

The IDF announced on Friday that it conducted an airstrike targeting a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group in Jenin who was en route to carry out an attack. The strike, carried out late Thursday night, resulted in the death of a 17-year-old, with more than a dozen others injured, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA.

The IDF identified the targeted terrorist as Yasser Hanoun, who had been involved in several shooting attacks in recent weeks.

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