Jihad operative, struck by IAF, dies of his wounds

An Islamic Jihad operative, who was struck by the IDF early Friday in Rafah, died of his wounds later in the morning. The 25-year-old Abdel Ghael was mortally wounded when he was hit by an IAF missile as he was trying to launch a rocket at the IDF. His death marked the first fatality since the IDF incursion began on Tuesday night.