Israeli airstrike kills Gazan firing missile


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian from Gaza who the Israeli military said was firing an anti-tank missile at Israeli soldiers was killed in an Israeli air strike.

Israel’s Air Force "targeted a Palestinian militant who fired an anti-tank missile at IDF soldiers in the northern Gaza Strip" on Monday, according to an Israel Defense Forces statement.

A mortar shell damaged an Israeli military vehicle in the same area earlier in the day, according to the statement.

The slain Palestinian was active with the Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Haaretz reported, citing Palestinian sources.

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