A senior Hamas activist was killed Thursday in an Israeli helicopter strike in the Gaza Strip. Palestinians said two missiles struck the car in which Ayad El-Beik was traveling on Thursday. Israel said El-Beik was involved in planning terrorist attacks, and had a hand in past attacks that killed 19 Israeli civilians and soldiers.
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