Israeli Soldiers Shoot Top Islamic Jihad Terrorist
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JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded a top Palestinian militant leader in the West Bank on Wednesday, Palestinian hospital officials said.
Hossam Jaradat, the West Bank leader of Islamic Jihad’s militant wing, was in serious condition after being shot in the head by soldiers in the Jenin refugee camp, Palestinian medical officials said.
The Israeli army had no immediate comment.