2007 Photo Contest, Spot News, 3rd prize

Mohammed Ballas

The Associated Press

13 August, 2006

Palestinian gunmen, who identified themselves as members of the militant Islamist group Islamic Jihad, shoot a man in front of hundreds of people in a public square. The man was identified as Bassem Malah (22), who worked in the Israeli Arab town of Umm al Fahm. He was accused of collaborating with Israeli authorities, imparting information that had led to the death of two militants in a targeted attack the week before.

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Mohammed Ballas

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