Later Wednesday evening, June 7, on the «Izaddina brigades of al-kasama» (armed wing of Hamas) in Rafah, southern Gaza strip, an explosion, which killed 51-year-old Ibrahim Hassan Abu al-Najah, three more militants were injured.
«The Palestinian information center», belonging to Hamas, writes that we are talking about a random explosion (apparently the result of careless handling of explosives).
Ibrahim Abu al-Najah was one of the most influential commanders of Hamas militants in the southern Gaza strip. His influence increased after the death in August 2014 «the generals of Hamas,» Abu Muhammad, Shimla, Raad al-Atar and Muhammad Barhum. He an-Najah three times in the summer of 2014, during operation protective edge, was the target of the Israeli military, but managed to avoid death.
Under the leadership of Ibrahim Abu al-Najah were working on the creation of new systems launch.
The circumstances of the death an-Najah remain unclear. But it is noteworthy that in connection with his death, even on the sites of «Brigades of al-kasama» doesn’t sound accusations against Israel.
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