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  Adar 28, 5772 , 22/03/12

23 Years for Hamas Terrorist Arrested During Cast Lead

The Be'er Sheva' District Court sentenced Mahmad Amasi of the Hamas military wing to 23 years in prison, Thursday, for shooting at Israeli soldiers. The indictment also charged him with contacting a foreign agent, harming state security and attempted murder, among other counts.

Amasi was arrested during the Cast Lead counterterror operation in Gaza, which ran from the end of 2008 to the beginning of 2009.

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