The Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, issues a press release stating that one of its fighters was killed in what was described “a mission in southern Gaza”.The Brigades identified the fighter as Abdul-Hamid Nasser Abu Ghali, 20, from the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

It its statement, the Al Qassam Brigades, said that Abu Ghali was killed in what was described as a “special mission in Rafah city”, adding that he was one of the prominent fighters.