Thousands Mourn Slain Hamas Leader

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Tens of thousands of mourners march through the streets of Gaza for the funeral of slain Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, who was killed in an Israeli helicopter attack Monday. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says the killing was justified. Hamas officials vow revenge. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon, NPR's Melissa Block and former U.S. ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis.

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