Three men tried to murder Rashed Shawwa, the mayor of Gaza, on Monday (September 4).?
GAZA TOWN, GAZA (SEPTEMBER 4, 1972) (REUTERS)
CU Mayor shakes hands with policeman.
CU Damaged car. (2 shots)
CU Mayor talks with officials. (2 shots)
CU Policeman on radio: police van leaves. (2 shots)
CU Soldier checks motorists and cyclist. (2 shots)
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Background: Three men tried to murder Rashed Shawwa, the mayor of Gaza, on Monday (September 4). The attackers were waiting outside Mr. Shawwa's house when he returned home. They threw a grenade at his car but it failed to explode. They then fired pistols, but the Mayor and his escort again escaped unhurt. The three attackers are being hunted by Israeli security forces.