Abu Zakaria al-Jamal

Abu Zakaria al-Jamal (Arabic: أبو زكريا الجمال; 1959 3 January 2009) was a senior Hamas commander.[1]

Abu was the second senior Hamas member to be killed in the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict after Nizar Rayan. He was killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza on 3 January 2009.[2] Zakaria al-Jamal was commander of Gaza City's rocket-launching squads, belonging to Hamas' military wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades.[3]


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