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Hamas leader nabbed for seder bombing

A Hamas leader suspected of involvement in the 2002 Passover suicide bombing was arrested.

Omar Jaber, the head of the Palestinian Islamist terrorist group in the West Bank city of Tulkarm, was taken into custody Wednesday by Israeli security forces.

Jaber is to be prosecuted for helping recruit the Hamas suicide bomber who struck the Park Hotel in Netanya on a seder night, killing 30 and wounding more than 140.

It was the bloodiest bombing of Israeli civilians. The attack’s mastermind is already serving multiple life sentences in an Israeli jail.

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