'Stop Gaza escalation,' says Palestinian Legislative Council

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The head of the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has been killed during Israeli air and naval strikes in the Gaza Strip.

Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari and another Hamas official died when the car they were in was hit in Gaza City.

It follows a wave of rocket attacks against Israel from the territory.

Mustafa Barghouti, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, said the escalation in Gaza must be stopped.

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