IDF Drone Strike Targets Hamas Vehicle in Lebanon

On Tuesday, an Israeli drone strike targeted a Hamas vehicle in southern Lebanon, killing four occupants, according to local media.

The Associated Press, citing both Palestinian and Lebanese officials, reported that the occupants were members of al-Qassam Brigades, but did not comment on any potential identifications.

A targeted strike on a vehicle suggests that it contained high value or high ranking members of Hamas. While unconfirmed, some reports have speculated that one of the occupants was Khalil Kharaz, the deputy commander of al-Qassam Brigades in Lebanon, while others have suggested that it may have been Palestinian Islamic Jihad leadership.