Israel: Grave Doubts

How did the hijackers die?

The initial accounts were tragically straightforward. Two weeks ago, four Arab men hijacked a bus south of Tel Aviv. Their demand: free 25 Palestinians being held in Israeli jails or else the vehicle and its 39 passengers would be blown up. Then followed a tense, almost ten-hour standoff. Dozens of soldiers ringed the bus; inside, one of the terrorists could be seen holding a grenade launcher. Finally, at 4:45 a.m., Israeli commandos rushed the bus. Two terrorists were killed instantly, and the other two died of their...

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