"26 people weren`t needed to kill al-Mabhouh" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • r cummings
    • 26.02.10 | 10:35 (IST)

    Keeping tabs on Mabhouh's movements and contacts would generally need a major surveillance exercise. That means a large team or teams of watchers working in rotation. Particularly in an enclosed location like a hotel reception. There would likely also be a control van, for on-street work, an operational HQ, some specialists, the hit squad etc. 26 would not be over-generous Jane, probably on the light side if Mabhouh had got spooked and made a run for it or went to ground.

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