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Israel Says It Has Killed A Man Who Transferred 'Millions' From Iran To Gaza

Israel issued the photo of a demolished car, in which it said a Hamas commander responsible for money transfers from Iran was killed. May 5, 2019

The Israeli government has announced that in a targeted attack a man who had been helping transfer millions of dollars from Iran to Gaza militants was killed.

Israeli tweets in Persian and Arabic identified the person as Hammed Ahmad al-Khudari (Ghudari) , who apparently was a senior Hamas military field commander.

The Israeli government has also published the photo of a demolished car, in which it said al-Khudari was killed in.

Extensive exchange of fire has been going on for three days between the Gaza strip Palestinian groups and Israeli forces in which three Israelis and twelve Palestinians have been killed.

Gaza militants have been firing rockets into Israel, which has responded with its own attacks, targeting militants. On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered Israeli forces to conduct all-out attacks against Palestinian militant targets.

As the Israeli army has struck nearly 300 targets, a Palestinian commander vowed to continue rocket attacks and not to agree to a “calm for calm” agreement.

Iran on Sunday condemned what it called Israel's "savage" attack on Gaza, and blamed "unlimited U.S. support" for Israel, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

"Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Iran strongly condemned the Zionist regime's (Israel) savage attack ... which martyred and wounded dozens of Palestinians, including women and children," Fars reported.

"Due to unlimited American support for this regime and the embarrassing silence of some Islamic governments, there is no end to Zionist crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories," Mousavi was quoted as saying, referring to a surging cross-border fighting.

With reporting by Reuters