Palestinian Extremist in Lebanon Killed in Clash with Fatah

[AP/Washington Post ] Zeina Karam - Palestinian security officials say Shehadeh Jawhar, military commander of the Jund al-Sham group, which follows the extremist ideology of al-Qaeda, died Sunday after a clash Saturday with members of Fatah inside Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in south Lebanon. Two other Palestinian militants were killed. Jawhar was a prominent extremist who fought American troops in Iraq. He was wanted by Lebanese authorities for numerous acts of violence.

2008-07-21 01:00:00

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