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IDF says eliminated "significant terrorist" during strike on Jenin

Jerusalem, May 18 (UNI) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), jointly with the Israel Security Agency (ISA), said they eliminated one of "significant terrorists" in an airstrike on their operations centre in the West Bank city of Jenin.
Earlier, the IDF said an Israeli fighter jet carried out an airstrike in the area of Jenin. The Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement that one person was killed and eight others injured in Israeli shelling of Jenin.
"Based on ISA intelligence, an IAF fighter jet and helicopter struck a compound used as an operations center of the terror infrastructure in Jenin. A number of significant terrorists were inside the compound, some were involved in shooting attacks in the area of Jenin and planned to carry out additional terror attacks in the immediate future. During the strike, the terrorist Islam Khamayseh was eliminated," the IDF said on Telegram on Saturday.
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