Israel Air Force Strike Kills Three Nablus Terror Chiefs

(Ha'aretz) Arnon Regular - Three Palestinian militant leaders were killed Tuesday when a missile blasted their car in Balata near Nablus. One was identified as Khalil Marshoud, 24, the local leader of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, who was responsible for multiple terror attacks in Israel. Another was Mohammed Al Assi, a member of the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad. Army sources said the decision to eliminate Marshoud was reached after numerous attempts to arrest him had failed.

2004-06-15 00:00:00

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