Abu Zakaria al-Jamal

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: senior leader of the armed-wing political organization Hamas believed to be commander of Gaza City's rocket-launching squads, where at least more than 34 rocket missiles were fired at Israel during a nearly two-week military conflict against Islamic Palestinian extremists.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in an Israeli air strike

 

Born: 1959

 

Died: January 3, 2009

 

Location: Gaza, Israel