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Senior Hamas Figure Shot Dead in Nablus

Israeli soldiers kill a senior Hamas militant during an exchange of fire in Nablus. Palestinians say he was killed during a raid on his home; Israeli officials say their troops fired after being fired upon. NPR's Linda Gradstein reports.

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Linda Gradstein
Linda Gradstein has been the Israel correspondent for NPR since 1990. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Gulf War. Linda spent 1998-9 as a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University.