Abu Nidal, 2002 News

Palestinian terrorist, was found dead in Baghdad in August. Many questioned the determination that his death was a suicide when it was revealed that there were four bullet wounds in his head. Abu Nidal, an archenemy of Yasir Arafat, led the Fatah Revolutionary Council, a radical group that targeted Jews, Israel, the U.S., and England, as well as Arabs who were at all conciliatory toward Israel. He has been blamed for killing or injuring about 900 people worldwide.

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