|Kidnapping and murder of Yaron Chen|
|Location||Rama intersection near Ramallah, West Bank|
|Date||August 5, 1993|
|Kidnapping, Shooting attack|
|Deaths||1 Israeli soldier (Yaron Chen)|
|Perpetrator||Hamas claimed responsibility|
The Kidnapping and murder of Yaron Chen was a kidnapping and murder attack on August 5, 1993, in which Hamas militants abducted and murdered Israeli soldier Yaron Chen.
On Thursday, August 5, 1993, the 20-year-old private Yaron Chen, who was on his way home from a military base, was hitchhiking at the Rama intersection near Arab east Jerusalem. Chen was picked up by a white Fiat van with an Israeli license plate. Another soldier reported seeing Chen struggling with three Palestinians who drove a white Fiat car.
Conviction of assailant; release in Shalit exchange
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