26th August 2007
Salah Muhammed Surour leader of the Al-Quds Brigades (the armed wing of Islamic Jihad) was killed in Jenin in the early hours of Saturday. Four other Palestinian were injured in the same incident..
Eye witnesses report that at about 5am Salah Muhammad Surour (Ala Abu As-Sa’eed) and three other Palestinians were in a car on Abu Bakr street in Jenin. A Palestinian taxi or a white Volkswagen drove up and members of an Israeli special unit jumped out and immediately opened fire on Surour’s car. Surour died immediately and the three other men were injured, one seriously. and seriously injured.
A Palestinian standing nearby was also hit and seriously injured by the Israeli gunfire..
The Israeli undercover unit left as nearby residents came to help the wounded..
There was no armed resistance by Palestinian Freedom fighters during this incident according to witnesses..
The injured were taken to hospitals in and around Jenin and Salah Muhammed Surour was buried this morning.
Maan-News reported that at least two other Israeli special units in civilian cars of and several Israeli military jeeps were in the streets of Jenin during the night.