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  סיון 13, 5774 , 11/06/14

IDF Names Terrorist Killed in Gaza Airstrike

The IDF said that Wednesday night's airstrike in Gaza targeted terrorist Mohammed Awar.

Awar had been involved in rocket attacks on Israel and had also served as member of the Hamas police force in Gaza, said the IDF.

The terrorist group of which he was a member carried out rocket attacks on communities surrounding Gaza on April 21, the statement said. The group was also plotting other terrorist attacks, including a plan to down an Israeli helicopter.

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