The IDF who made this known on its X platform (formerly Twitter) page said the strike damaged Hamas’ command and control in the area and killed a large number of terrorists who were with Biari.
The IDF also reiterated its call for residents of Gaza to relocate to the South for their safety.
The short statement read, “IDF fighter jets eliminated Ibrahim Biari, Commander of Hamas’ Central Jabaliya Battalion. Biari was one of the leaders responsible for the murderous terror attack on October 7th.
“The strike damaged Hamas’ command and control in the area and eliminated a large number of terrorists who were with Biari.
“Additionally, underground terrorist infrastructure collapsed following the strike.
“The IDF reiterates its call to the residents of the area to move south for their safety.”
According to the IDF, Biari was “responsible for dispatching Nukhba terrorists to Israel in the murderous terror attack of October 7.
“Involved in dispatching the terrorists in the 2004 Ashdod Port terror attack, in which 13 Israelis were killed, directing rocket attacks towards Israel over the course of two decades and advancing attacks against 1DF forces.
“For managing the fight against 1DF forces in the Northern Gaza Strip in the past days.”