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  Av 17, 5772 , 05/08/12

Exposed Commando Fears for Life; Sues Defense Ministry

A commando from Squadron 13, which intercepted the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara in 2010, off the coast of Gaza, has filed an 800,000-shekel suit against the Defense Ministry, according to a Sunday report by the Yisrael Hayom daily. The soldier claims his picture was exposed in Turkish and international media so he was forced to cancel plans to study abroad out of fear that his identity may be exposed by terror groups who might try to hit him as an act of revenge for the nine Turkish lives that were taken after activists attacked the commandos.

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