Published July 23, 2002
Salah Shehadeh, the leader of Hamas' military wing, was killed in an Israeli air raid Tuesday in the Gaza Strip. Hamas has carried out more suicide attacks than any other Palestinian faction in the 22 months of Israeli-Palestinian fighting.
Here is a list of their deadliest attacks:
June 1, 2001: At a seaside disco in Tel Aviv, 21 killed.
Aug. 9, 2001: At the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem, 15 killed.
Dec. 1, 2001: In a pedestrian mall in Jerusalem, 11 killed.
Dec. 2, 2001: On a bus in the coastal city of Haifa, 15 killed.
March 9, 2002: At the Moment cafe in Jerusalem, 11 killed.
March 27, 2002: At the Park Hotel in Netanya, 29 killed.
March 31, 2002: At a restaurant in Haifa, 15 killed.
May 7, 2002: At a pool hall in Rishon Letzion, south of Tel Aviv, 15 killed.
June 18, 2002: On a bus in Jerusalem, 19 killed.