Key Hamas member slain abroad; Israel suspected

Posted: April 22, 2018 at 3:45 a.m.
Updated: April 22, 2018 at 3:45 a.m.

Masked militants from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, stand while receive condolences in front of the house mourning of engineer Fadi al-Batsh, who was killed assassinated in Malaysia this morning, in front of his family house in Jebaliya, Gaza Strip, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, accusing Israel of being behind the killing.

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