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RAMALLAH, Nov 21: A member of the Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas on Sunday opened fire at a public location in Jerusalem killing an Israeli settler and wounding three others, Israel Radio said. The radio said the gunman, disguised as an advocate Jew, opened fire in the direction of a group of settlers and army troops in the city old sector.
The Israeli radio indicated that the attacker who was killed in retaliatory fire, hailed from Shaafat camp and was a member of Hamas, indicating that the Israeli forces were searching for another Palestinian who was also involved in the operation The Islamic organization, Hamas, has acknowledged that the gunman is a member of the group, saying that Fadi Abu Shukhaidem is a leader in Shaafat camp.
Hamas maintains its option of “full resistance with various forms namely the armed resistance the sole path to repel the enemy and its aggression,” the statement said. Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation troops burst into Shukhaidem’s house in the shanty town and handed his brother a notification that he must show up at an interrogation center, according to the official Palestinian news agency, WAFA. Earlier today, the Israeli radio said the Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian after the latter shot and injured three Jewish settlers in the Old Town in Jerusalem. The Israeli forces, said the radio, opened fire at the Palestinian and killed him.(KUNA)