I Shot an Israeli

Jaffar, 29, a Hamas field leader, spoke to TIME correspondent Jamil Hamad about what it was like to participate in the street fights in Hebron last week.

My colleagues informed me on a cell phone that a military jeep was approaching my area. They gave me the signal: "Your cousin is coming to visit you." Immediately I jumped up and set myself in position. After five minutes, the jeep came, and when it came in range, I pressed the trigger and started shooting. I knew that I had hit my target when I saw the military ambulance arrive at the place....

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