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June 23, 2003
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Israeli troops killed a senior Hamas leader in Hebron. Abdullah Kawasme was held responsible by Israel for attacks in which some 50 Israelis were killed. Israeli security sources said Kawasme was killed Saturday when he tried to resist arrest. But Palestinian sources said Israeli undercover troops opened fire on the Hamas member as he stood in front of a mosque.

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