The deputy chief of the politburo of Hamas, Saleh Arouri, was killed in an Israeli attack in the Beirut suburb. Hezbollah security sources made this known to the French-Lebanese newspaper l’Orient de Jour. Kalil Al Hayya, a senior official and member of the Hamas politburo, was also reportedly killed in the Israeli raid on the Hamas office on the outskirts of Beirut. The Lebanese media reported it.
The attack in Lebanon left six dead
“The number of martyrs… has risen to six,” in a drone strike that targeted a meeting of Palestinian factions at a Hamas office on the southern outskirts of Beirut, a stronghold of Iran-backed Hezbollah, l ‘Lebanese National News Agency (NNA) clarified. Previously there were reports of four deaths.
Israel convenes war cabinet
The war cabinet dIsrael met at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, as announced since the morning. So far there has been no comment from the Israeli side on the attack in Beirut
Hamas, Arouri’s assassination will not break the resistance
A senior Hamas official has said that the assassination of the movement’s number two in an attack in Beirut attributed to Israel will not bring the “resistance” to its knees. “The cowardly murders carried out by the Zionist occupier against the leaders and symbols of our Palestinian people inside and outside Palestine will not succeed in breaking the will and resilience of our people, nor hinder the continuation of their courageous resistance,” Ezzat said al-Rishq, member of the Hamas political bureau.