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Former Shin Bet head Avraham Shalom dies, aged 86

Former Shin Bet head Avraham Shalom passed away at the age of 86. Shalom served as the security service's director from 1980-1986.

 

In one of his most notable roles, Shalom was the deputy commander of the operation which captured the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. (Attila Somfalvi)