JERUSALEM, April 4 (UPI) --
The senior aide to Israeli Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter
was wounded by a sniper Friday while escorting a visiting group outside Gaza, officials said.
Mati Gil, 30, of Jerusalem was shot in the groin as he helped lead a group of Canadian Jews on a Gaza tour.
The Palestinian "Army of the Umma," linked to al-Qaida, claimed the attack, DEBKAfile reported.
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