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Yahia Ayyash

Yahia Ayyash

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1966
  • Age: 50
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Born in Rafat, near Nablus, in March 1966; completed his secondary school education in Rafat; studied Electrical Engineering at Birzeit University, graduating with a BA in 1988; became a member of Hamas in 1992, particularly active in its military wing Izzedin Al-Qassam; following Al-Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Hebron in Feb. 1994, he designed and prepared bombs for a number of suicide attacks inside Israel; soon became known as ‘Al-Muhandes’ (The Engineer); was wanted by the Israeli government for his activism and was assassinated by a bomb planted inside a phone handed to him in Beit Lahia, Gaza on 5 Jan. 1996; Hamas conducted a number of operations in retaliation for his assassination.


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