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Former Palestine Midfielder Killed in Bombing

  • Reuters, Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:15 PM
Former Palestinian national team player Ahed Zaqout has been killed by an Israeli bomb that hit his apartment in Gaza, Palestinian medical officials said on Thursday. "Palestine has lost one of its best players, he may have been the best midfielder we ever had," Gaza sports journalist Khaled Zaher told Reuters. The 49-year-old was not known to belong to any particular political entity and had never expressed clear political views.

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