Friday, 1 April 2011

Islamic Jihad fighter dies in Gaza tunnel collapse as infiltration mission fails


GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories — An Islamic Jihad militant was killed Thursday when a tunnel he was digging to attack Israeli troops collapsed in the northern Gaza Strip, the group said.
"An Al-Quds Brigade member was martyred when a resistance tunnel collapsed," Islamic Jihad said in a statement, referring to its military wing.
It said the collapse was accidental and occurred near Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip. more