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  12/30/2011, Tevet 4, 5772

Dead Terrorist a Global Jihad Leader

The terrorist killed in Friday morning's Israeli air strike on northern Gaza was Muaman Abu-Daf, a senior activist in Jaish Al-Islam, associated with Global Islamic Jihad and Al-Qaeda, who planned and carried out a number of shooting attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians, and the laying of land mines along the Gaza security fence, according to the Spokesperson's Office of the Israel Defense Forces. He also took an active part in preparations for a terrorist attack on the western border that was thwarted this week.

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