Attacks by Israel after Jihad threat

Israel attacks the Gaza Strip after threats from Palestinian militants. Several people are killed, including high-ranking commanders. Rocket alerts were also sounded in Jerusalem on Sunday.

Rockets head for Israel from Gaza City.

Fatima Shbair / AP

(dpa) Israel’s army says it has killed another military chief of the militant Palestinian organization Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza Strip. Islamic Jihad’s southern commander Khalid Mansur was killed in an airstrike in the city of Rafah, the military said on Sunday morning. Two other high-ranking jihadists were also killed, including Mansur’s deputy.

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