Palestinian Resistance announced general mobilization on Friday as Israeli occupation assassinated a senior Islamic Jihad commander and announced military operation in Gaza.
The Islamic Jihad confirmed the deceased is Tayseer Jabari, a high-ranking commander. Israeli media described him as the “successor of Islamic Jihad military chief Baha Abu al Ata”, who was martyred in an Israeli strike in 2019.
Islamic Jihad Secretary General Ziad Nakhale ordered the resistance groups operatives to act in accordance with plans set to confront Israeli aggression, Palestinian media reported.
In remarks to Al-Mayadeen, Nakhale stressed that there are no red lines in this battles, announcing that Tel Aviv is within the reach of resistance missiles.
He described the latest developments as an extension to ‘Operation Al-Quds Sword’, which lasted for ten days in May 2021.
He voiced confidence that the Palestinian resistance will triumph against the Israeli enemy, stressing: “The battle is to be or not to be.”
For its part, Hamas resistance group stressed that all resistance groups in Gaza are united in the battle against the Israeli enemy, in a clear message of support to the Islamic Jihad against the occupation.
In remarks to Al-Manar, Hamas Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum stressed that the “Palestinian blood is a red line,” vowing that the Palestinian resistance will target Israeli soldiers and settler.
He clarified, meanwhile, that the Israeli enemy is the side who is to blame for the escalation, and that it “will pay the price.”
Tensions have been high for several days in Gaza and West Bank as occupation military raided Jenin camp on Tuesday, killed a Palestinian young man and arrest an Islamic Jihad commander Sheikh Bassam Al-Saadi along with his son-in-law Ashraf al-Jadaa.