Kosovo Attack May Be Linked to Hamas

(AP/Wichita Eagle) Danica Kirka - Authorities are investigating whether Jordanian UN policeman Sgt. Maj. Ahmed Mustafa Ibrahim Ali, who killed three American corrections officers at a Kosovo prison on April 17, had links to the Palestinian militant group Hamas, a senior NATO official said. Witnesses described a scene in which the officers were trapped between a locked gate and Ali's assault rifle. A survivor said Ali was smiling during his shooting spree. A senior NATO official said that besides any links with Hamas, authorities were examining a trip Ali took to Saudi Arabia only a month before he joined the mission in Kosovo.

2004-04-26 00:00:00

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