Hamas' military wing, the al-Qassam Brigades, said Monday that one of its members had died in an accident during a "jihadi mission" in the northern Gaza Strip.
The brigades said in a statement that 24-year-old Musab Muhammad al-Sheikh, from Jabaliya in northern Gaza, was accidentally shot dead by a bullet from his own gun.
Further details on the circumstances of his death and the nature of the "mission" were not provided.
Al-Sheikh's funeral was scheduled for Monday at 12 p.m. in Jabaliya refugee camp. more