Abu Jibril Mohammed al-Shamali


 

Age: 38

 

Summary: senior military commander of the Palestinian armed-wing governing group Hamas who was believed to have been responsible for his involvement in the 2006 kidnapping of 20-year-old Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, but who was known for his violent confrontations with the pro-Jihad militant group Jund Ansar Allah (better known as the Soldiers of the Companions of God), a radical al-Qaeda-inspired terror organization notorious for their fatal clashes with Hamas security forces in the past recent years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a fiery bomb blast

 

Born: circa 1971

 

Died: August 15, 2009

 

Location: Rafah, Palestine