Israeli air strike over Gaza kills wanted Palestinian terrorist

The Israeli military reports that the air strike Tuesday targeted Hitham Maskhal, the jihadi activist responsible for firing rockets against Eilat on April 17. He was identified as the rocket and explosives expert of a Salafist organization operating in the Gaza Strip and tied to Al Qaeda.  Palestinian sources say he was hit while riding a motorbike near a Hamas training facility. A second rider was injured. 

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