GAZA City, Palestine 

A Palestinian was martyred in a fresh Israeli airstrike in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, shortly after the killing of a resistance commander in the territory.

The army said a warplane targeted two Islamic Jihad operatives preparing to fire rockets into Israel.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said a man was killed and several people were injured and admitted to hospital in northern Gaza.

The situation escalated in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday after Israeli forces killed Bahaa Abu al-Atta, the commander of resistance group Islamic Jihad, in an airstrike.

Israeli warplanes also launched an airstrike targeting

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