Hamas’ Jabaliya Battalion commander in Gaza, Ibrahim Biari, was neutralized in an IDF air strike.
Biari led Nukhba forces in the invasion of Israel on 7 October
The strike paralyzed Hamas’ infrastructure and forced residents to relocate for safety
The Israel Defense Forces announced that the commander of Hamas’ Central Jabalia Battalion, Ibrahim Biari, was successfully eliminated in the air strike in the Gaza Strip. The attack not only destroyed Biari, but also caused the underground terror tunnels and nearby buildings to collapse, causing significant casualties.
Who is Ibrahim Biari?
Ibrahim Biari was a key Hamas commander responsible for orchestrating the October 7 invasion of Israel by members of the terror group’s elite Nukhba forces. The IDF identified him as a central figure within Hamas ranks who directed military activities against Israel Defense Forces (IDF) personnel in the Gaza Strip.
Killed in IDF Attack
The IDF’s attack on the Central Jabalia Battalion marked a comprehensive effort to disrupt Hamas’ infrastructure and operational capabilities in the region. By targeting civilian buildings, the attack significantly damaged Hamas’ command and control systems and paralyzed their ability to direct subsequent military activities.
The IDF emphasized the collapse of the underground terrorist infrastructure buried beneath the targeted buildings and revealed the impact of the attack on Hamas’ covert operations. With many terrorists eliminated along with Biari, the IDF issued new warnings to residents to move south for their safety.
The operation highlighted the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas; The IDF aimed to neutralize key figures in the Hamas leadership to prevent further attacks and protect the civilian population in the region.