One more Palestinian mass murderer destroyed by Israel

Israel National News (www.israelnn.com) reports that one more Palestinian mass murderer has been destroyed by Israel:

As the United States continues to pursue Bin Laden in Afghanistan, Israel got its man this evening. The extreme terrorist leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi, who became the leader of Hamas in Gaza less than a month ago, was felled in an Israeli helicopter missile attack in his car. Two of his bodyguards were also killed in the attack. [...]

Dan Gillerman, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, said that the attack on Rantisi was not a retaliation for today's murderous attack by a Palestinian suicide terrorist, in which an Israeli policeman was killed, but "was part of Israel's long-term war against terrorism.

We see this war taking place in Spain and Kenya and Bali, and Israel is fighting this war as well." Another government source told Army Radio that this was the first opportunity to strike at Rantisi, and that Israel will continue targeting terrorist leaders who seek to kill innocent Israelis - including whomever replaces Rantisi as leader of Hamas. "People who want to see stability in our region should not ask themselves why Israel killed him now," said Gillerman, "but rather why we did not do this before."

Hamas (in Arabic "Islamic Resistance") is an organization with one goal: to destroy the State of Israel and murder all of her Jewish citizens. A few weeks ago, another Palestinian mass murderer, who originally created Hamas was also destroyed by the Israeli army. Click here for more details.

Hamas is responsible for murdering hundreds of Israeli women and children in the last few years. For a complete list of homicide bombings executed by these bastards, click here.

The war against Al-Qaeda, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Hamas, Arafat's Al-Aksa Brigades and other Islamic mass murderers continues.

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Hamas Arch-Terrorist Leader Abdel Rantisi Killed in Israeli Missile Attack
Apr 17, 2004, Link

As the United States continues to pursue Bin Laden in Afghanistan, Israel got its man this evening. The extreme terrorist leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi, who became the leader of Hamas in Gaza less than a month ago, was felled in an Israeli helicopter missile attack in his car. Two of his bodyguards were also killed in the attack.

Israeli sources said that Rantisi was in the midst of planning a "quality" attack against Israel. Rantisi escaped a previous IDF offensive strike when he was lightly hurt in a missile attack in Gaza last June.

Hamas, predictably, said it would avenge Rantisi's death - although it is widely recognized that the strike against Rantisi has truly struck a blow at the Hamas organizational structure.

Dan Gillerman, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, said that the attack on Rantisi was not a retaliation for today's murderous attack by a Palestinian suicide terrorist, in which an Israeli policeman was killed, but "was part of Israel's long-term war against terrorism. We see this war taking place in Spain and Kenya and Bali, and Israel is fighting this war as well." Another government source told Army Radio that this was the first opportunity to strike at Rantisi, and that Israel will continue targeting terrorist leaders who seek to kill innocent Israelis - including whomever replaces Rantisi as leader of Hamas. "People who want to see stability in our region should not ask themselves why Israel killed him now," said Gillerman, "but rather why we did not do this before."

Among the worst Hamas attacks in the past 3.5 years of the Palestinian Authority-initiated Oslo War were the following ten, which ended the lives of a total of 186 people:

June 1, 2001 - Dolphinarium in Tel Aviv, 21 killed - mostly new-immigrant teenagers from the former Soviet Union

Aug. 9, 2001 - Sbarro's Pizzeria in Jerusalem, 15 killed, including the parents and three children of the Schijveschuurder family

Dec. 2, 2001 - Haifa bus, 15 killed

March 27, 2002 - Park Hotel in the midst of the Passover Seder, 30 killed, including six husband-and-wife couples

March 31, 2002 - Matza Restaurant in Haifa, 15 killed, including two sets of a father and two children

May 7, 2002 - Rishon Letzion hall, 16 killed

June 18, 2002 - #32 bus from Gilo, Jerusalem, 19 killed

March 5, 2003 - #37 bus in Haifa, 15 killed

June 11, 2003 - #14 bus, Jerusalem, 17 killed

Aug. 19, 2003 - #2 bus from Western Wall, 23 killed, including a mother and baby; father and son; and four other children

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has jumped to condemn Israel's action against the terrorist leader. Britain similarly was among the first to condemn Israel for the killing of long-time Hamas chief Sheikh Ahmed Yassin on March 22. Rantisi proudly claimed leadership of Hamas after Israel's successful targeting of Yassin. Hours later, however, he was forced to backtrack when Khaled Mashal announced from Damascus that he was in charge.

Officials in Jerusalem indicated this evening, in response to PA claims, that the White House was not informed nor consulted in advance of the strike against Rantisi.

Rantisi was taken in very critical condition to a hospital in Gaza, and died a short time later on the operating table.

Border Guard policeman Kfir Ohayon, 20, from Eilat, was killed this afternoon in a Palestinian suicide bombing attack at the Erez Crossing in northern Gaza. Two soldiers and a civilian were also wounded in the attack, including one in serious condition. The terrorist somehow evaded tough Israeli security and exploded himself near the Israeli security personnel. Both Hamas and Yasser Arafatís Fatah terror organizations claimed responsibility for the attack.

Posted by David Melle
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