Israeli forces assassinated two Islamic Jihad fighters after targeting their vehicle by a missile fired by an Israeli fighter-jet in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.


Palestinian medical sources in Khan Younis reported that the bodies of the two fighters were severely mutilated as a result of the blast.

The two, members of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad movement, were identified as Omar Al Zaqzouq, 30, and Yasser Al Banna, 33.

The targeted vehicles was completely burnt and damaged while the fighters were inside it, damage was also reported to several surrounding buildings and property.
An Israeli military spokesperson confirmed the attack and said that it place on a road between Khan Younis and Rafah.

The sources claimed that the two were on their way to carry an attack against Israeli targets.

On Wednesday, two fighters of the Islamic Jihad were injured after the Israeli air force fired a missile at a car in Gaza.

The air force also fired a missile a vehicle carrying members if the Al Aqsa brigades, the armed wing of Fateh movement.