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In pictures: Hamas chief killed
Palestinians crowd around scene of attack
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Yassin was killed by a direct hit from a missile fired from an Israeli helicopter.
Yassin's broken wheelchair
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He was being pushed in his wheelchair when he was killed, just after having left a mosque.
Palestinian picks up a pair of shoes at scene of attack
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Israel had warned the Hamas leader was "marked for death" because it said he was behind a terror network in Gaza.
Hospital treats casualties
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Several people were hurt in the attack in Gaza City.
Masked Palestinians at hospital morgue
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Hamas has vowed to strike back at Israel in revenge for Yassin's death.
Palestinian fires gun in Gaza
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As news spread, Palestinians took to the streets in anger.
Palestinians outside Shifa hospital in Gaza
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By first light, huge crowds gathered outside the hospital, clamouring for revenge.

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