Islamic Jihad vows retaliation for IDF strike on operative

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August 24, 2011 09:16

 
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The Islamic Jihad on Wednesday vowed to retaliate to an IDF strike that killed one of its members in Rafah overnight.

Palestinian news agency Ma'an said that the man killed was Ismail al-Asmar, a field commander in the Al-Quds Brigade, the Islamic Jihad's military wing.

"Israel will pay a heavy price for this crime," a statement by the Al-Quds Brigade said.

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