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Security officials suggest that terrorist groups in Gaza may launch rockets at Israel after two high-profile terrorists, including one in the field, were killed in overnight clashes in Judea and Samaria commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Israeli media reported on Thursday.
The militants were eliminated in violent clashes with Israeli forces that erupted during a night raid near the Jenin refugee camp in northern Samaria. Palestinian media reported that another 20 people were injured.
Islamic Jihad and the terrorist group Hamas have threatened to retaliate against Israel and avenge the death of the militants.
Palestinian Islamic Jihad spokesman Tariq Ezz El Din stated that the “massacre” people and the deaths of its fighters in Jenin “will not go unanswered.”
Hamas called a general strike in the camp and also threatened to take action.
, and Channel 13 quoted unnamed security officials as saying Israel was preparing for a possible rocket attack.
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