The mother of IIan Sa’adon, an IDF
soldier who was kidnapped and murdered in 1989, told Army Radio on Friday
morning she was happy to hear reports that a Hamas operative believed to be
involved in her son’s murder was killed in .
Hamas claimed on Friday that
Israeli agents assassinated Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in the UAE capital on January
20, but offered no evidence of foul play or Israeli involvement in the man's
“I am happy that [his death]
has been avenged, but sad that 20 years passed before this happened,” Sa’adon’s
mother, Gilbert, told the radio station.
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