Thursday, October 21, 2004
Palestinians [sic] inspect the damage to a car after it was hit by a missile in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza October 21, 2004. A senior member of the Hamas militant group and another gunman was killed in the attack on their car in Gaza on Thursday, days before a key parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza pullout plan. The army had no immediate comment on the attack. Medics said the missile slammed into the vehicle and killed Adnan al-Ghoul, a senior leader of the militant group and master bombmaker who has been on Israel's wanted list for more than 15 years. REUTERS/Suhaib SalemBloodthirsty Arabs, lusting after human body parts and the hope of touching the corpse of one of their terrorist idols, swarm the car of al-Ghoul: Israel Missile Strike Kills Hamas Leader.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a vehicle traveling in the Gaza Strip late Thursday, killing two people including a senior Hamas member at the top of Israel's most-wanted list, a spokesman for the militant group said.
Adnan al-Ghoul, the No. 2 figure in the group's military wing, died in the attack, said Hamas spokesman Musher al-Masri.