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October 18, 2001
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Gunmen lurking in a Jerusalem hotel hallway assassinated Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a PLO faction, claimed responsibility, saying Wednesday’s attack came as revenge for the death of its leader in an Israeli rocket attack in late August. The group vowed to attack more senior Israeli officials.

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