February 21 - Undercover Israeli forces have killed an Islamic Jihad commander in the occupied
The group identified the deceased as its commander in the northern
Medical sources said that Mahmoud Abu Obeid, 25, the leader of the armed wing of Islamic Jihad in the northern West Bank city of
He was shot dead in Jenin by special forces dressed up as Palestinians, witnesses said.
The unit ambushed his car at a roundabout before firing into the car, the sources added.
There was no immediate comment from the Israeli military.
Abu Obeid's death comes one day after Israeli police arrested an Islamic Jihad operative from Jenin at a flat in a Tel Aviv suburb on suspicion of preparing a suicide bombing.
Islamic Jihad last carried out a suicide attack in