Salah Shehade

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Birthday
24, 1953
Birthplace
Beit Hanoun, Palestine
Death Date
Jul 22, 2002 (49)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1953
Birthplace
Beit Hanoun, Palestine
Death Date
Jul 22, 2002 (49)

About

Leader of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam military faction of Hamas, until he was targeted and killed by Israel. He was known for ordering suicide bombings against civilian targets.

Before Fame

He was one of the original members of Hamas when the group formed in 1987.

Trivia

Israeli Dense Forces dropped a one ton bomb on his house which killed fifteen people and injured over 100 more.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Gaza, Palestine and his wife and daughter were also killed in the bombing that took his life.

Associated With

Ariel Sharon was involved in giving the go ahead for his assassination.