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Khalil Suleiman (1943/1944–14 March 2002) was a doctor in Jenin in the West Bank in Palestine. He was head of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society Emergency Medical Service (effectively the ambulance service) in Jenin. Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Image File history File links Circle-question-red. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Jenin (Arabic: , Hebrew: גנין), a city on the West Bank, is a major Palestinian agricultural center. ... Palestine (Hebrew: Palestina, also ארץ ישראל, Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel), a Hebrew term for the same area; Arabic: ‎ FilastÄ«n or FalastÄ«n) is one of many historical names for the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the banks of the Jordan River, plus various adjoining lands to the east and... The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the worlds largest group of humanitarian non-governmental organizations, often known simply as the Red Cross, after its original symbol. ...


He was killed and two other medical personnel seriously injured when an ambulance was hit by a rifle-mounted grenade fired by the Israeli Defence Force. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ...


The International Red Cross and the European Union have both complained about this attack. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the worlds largest group of humanitarian non-governmental organizations, often known simply as the Red Cross, after its original symbol. ...


The hospital in Jenin is now named after him, the Martyr Doctor Khalil Suleiman Hospital.


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