Hamas Drops Truce After Israeli Strike

Hamas formally abandons a cease-fire after senior leader Ismail Abu Shanab is killed by an Israeli missile strike. The attack follows Tuesday's suicide bombing in Jerusalem that killed 20 people. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has warned of more military action unless the Palestinian Authority cracks down on militant groups. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.



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