14/11/2012 17:28 GMT

PICTURES: Hamas Military Leader Ahmed Jabri Killed In Missile Strike By Israeli Defence Force

Israel has killed the leader of the Hamas military wing in a surgical missile strike in Gaza that could result in a fresh war in the region.

Ahmed Jabri, 46, the head of the Islamist group's military arm, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, died as he travelled by car with another senior Hamas leader in the Palestinian city.

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