Killed militant chief, Israel says

Gaza airstrike leaves leading figure in extremist group dead

Posted: October 15, 2012 at 5:23 a.m.

Israel claimed a significant blow against al-Qaida inspired militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing one of the most influential leaders from an extreme branch of Islam that has targeted Egypt and Gaza’s Hamas rulers as well as Israel.

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