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NPR's Linda Gradstein in Jerusalem reports as Likud Party members re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as the party's leader, Palestinian gunmen opened fire in a town in northern Israel today. The attack came just hours after the terrorist attacks in Kenya. Five Israelis and the two Palestinian gunmen were killed in the incident in the town of Beit Shean, near the border with the West Bank.

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Linda Gradstein
Linda Gradstein has been the Israel correspondent for NPR since 1990. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Gulf War. Linda spent 1998-9 as a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University.
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