ISRAEL: DEATH COMES CALLING

THE UNTOLD STORY OF HOW ISRAEL HUNTED DOWN AND BLEW UP HAMAS' FABLED BOMBER THE ENGINEER

YEHIA AYYASH WAS AN EXTRAORDINARILY CAREFUL MAN. He had to be, to endure three years in the No. 1 slot on Israeli security's most wanted list. Called "the Engineer" for his bombmaking expertise, Ayyash never allowed others to fix the time or place of an appointment. Only he determined his comings and goings.

The fugitive Islamist did, however, take phone calls. And that proved his undoing. Last week Ayyash, 29, was killed in a house in Beit Lahiya, in the Gaza Strip, by an explosion from the earpiece of a telephone he was holding. His demise ended one of the most...

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