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Salah Shehade

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Salah Mustafa Muhammad Shehade
صلاح شحادة
Leader of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades
Preceded byYahya Ayash
Succeeded byAhmed al-Jabari
Personal details
Born24 February 1953
Beit Hanoun, Gaza
Died22 July 2002(2002-07-22) (aged 49)
Gaza City, Gaza
NationalityPalestinian
Political partyHamas
OccupationMilitary commander, politician

Salah Shehade was a member of the Hamas movement and he was the leader of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, until he was killed in a airstrike by the Israel Defense Forces.[1][2][3][4] The airstrike killed 15 civilians (including 7 children) and injured around 50-150 people.[5][6][7]

References

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  1. "Shehade was high on Israel most-wanted list", CNN, 23 July 2002
  2. "Salah Shehade" profile, Jewish Virtual Library; accessed 21 November 2014.
  3. Yuval Yoaz, "State commission to examine civilian deaths in 2002 Shehade assassination", Haaretz, 19 September 2007
  4. Appeal to the Spanish Supreme Court Archived 3 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine, Javier Fernández Estrada, 21 September 2009.
  5. Yuval Yoaz, "State commission to examine civilian deaths in 2002 Shehade assassination", Haaretz, 19 September 2007
  6. Appeal to the Spanish Supreme Court Archived 3 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine, Javier Fernández Estrada, 21 September 2009.
  7. Goldenberg, Suzanne (23 July 2002). "12 dead in attack on Hamas". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 June 2019.