Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip have killed six Hamas operatives, including the southern district Hamas officer in charge of interrogating suspected spies, the Israel Defense Forces say.

The IDF identifies the spy catcher as Bilal Nofal and says he was killed in an airstrike carried out by the military, acting on information provided by the Shin Bet.

Nofal was “responsible for interrogating those suspected of spying against Hamas in southern Gaza,” the army says, adding that he had “developed the interrogation and investigative techniques” used by Hamas.

“His killing significantly impacts the ability of the terrorist organization to develop and enhance its capabilities,” it says.... Read More: Times of Israel