Israeli soldiers captured a Hamas leader in a Gaza Strip raid. Thursday’s raid left the man’s brother dead after an Israeli helicopter fired two missiles at the family home, Israel Radio reported. Israel began an offensive in Gaza in late June after Cpl. Gilad Shalit, 19, was kidnapped in a cross-border raid by Hamas and other terrorist factions.
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