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March 30, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The leader of Muslims in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and his aide were shot and killed Wednesday, five weeks after the imam had distanced himself from Iran's death sentence for Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial novel, "The Satanic Verses." Imam Abdullah Ahdal, 36, a Saudi Arabian known as a moderate, and Salim Behir, a 40-year-old Tunisian who headed the Brussels mosque's social services and library, were shot at close range in the imam's office in the mosque, police said.
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March 30, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The leader of Muslims in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and his aide were shot and killed Wednesday, five weeks after the imam had distanced himself from Iran's death sentence for Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial novel, "The Satanic Verses." Imam Abdullah Ahdal, 36, a Saudi Arabian known as a moderate, and Salim Behir, a 40-year-old Tunisian who headed the Brussels mosque's social services and library, were shot at close range in the imam's office in the mosque, police said.
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October 8, 1987
A gunman shot and killed the first secretary of the Syrian Embassy in Belgium outside his Brussels home. Police said Antanios Hanna was shot at least four times and died on the sidewalk. An anonymous caller to the news agency Belga said that Hanna was a secret agent and that the Syrian Moujahedeen (Syrian Holy Warriors) killed him. The French news agency Agence France-Presse said a caller who telephoned its bureau later said that Hanna, 38, was slain by the People's Moujahedeen.
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October 8, 1987
A gunman shot and killed the first secretary of the Syrian Embassy in Belgium outside his Brussels home. Police said Antanios Hanna was shot at least four times and died on the sidewalk. An anonymous caller to the news agency Belga said that Hanna was a secret agent and that the Syrian Moujahedeen (Syrian Holy Warriors) killed him. The French news agency Agence France-Presse said a caller who telephoned its bureau later said that Hanna, 38, was slain by the People's Moujahedeen.
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