Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Israeli Hit Squad? Dubai Police Issue International Warrants

11-Person Team Used Disguises, Fake European Passports in Plot To Kill Top Hamas Leader

All signs point to an Israeli hit squad, using fake passports and elaborate disguises, in theassassination of a top Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel room, according to current and former intelligence officials.

Police in Dubai have issued international arrest warrants for eleven people wanted in the murder of Mahmoud al Mabhouh, a Hamas military commander, who was found dead in his room at the five-star Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai.
Police made public surveillance footage from inside the hotel showing members of the group disguised in wigs, with false facial hair. Two members of the group can be seen dressed in shorts, with tennis rackets, as part of their cover as tourists, police said.
By LARA SETRAKIAN and BRIAN ROSS  - February 16, 2010

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