Friday, January 14, 1994

Firefight in Hebron btwn. escaped Palestinian prisoners and IDF kills 3 escapees, 1 other Palestinian. In Gaza Strip, Hamas mbr. kills 1 Israeli, wounds another before being shot and killed. (Qol Yisra'el 1/14 in FBIS 1/14; MM 1/14; WP, WT 1/15)

Jerusalem Media and Communications Centre poll shows 45% of Palestinians in o.t. support DoP, 40% oppose. Same poll in 9/93 showed 69% in favor, 28% opposed. (WP 1/15)

Frmr. PM Yitzhak Shamir, in excerpt of memoirs published by Yediot Aharonot, admits ordering 1943 killing of Eliahu Giladi, his predecessor as head of underground "Stem Gang." (NYT, WT 1/15; JP 2/19)