September 16, 2006
JERUSALEM -- Masked gunmen shot and killed a senior official in the Palestinian intelligence service and four aides yesterday near the home of Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh. Palestinian officials said Maj. Gen. Jad Tayeh and the aides were in a vehicle in the Shati refugee camp, on the northern edge of Gaza City, when masked men in a sport utility vehicle cut them off and opened fire. The attackers fled after taking weapons and cell phones from the dead, at least three of whom were described as bodyguards, as well as a briefcase containing documents, according to the intelligence service.
November 22, 1991
Two gunmen in ski masks robbed a Linthicum bank yesterday morning and got away with cash from three money drawers.Police said the twomen went into the Signet Bank, in the 700 block of Hammonds Ferry Road, pointed their guns at the ceiling and announced the robbery.One of the men jumped onto a counter, threatened three tellers with a blue steel handgun and stuffed money into a red duffel bag. Bothmen ran out of the bank and into a nearby industrial park.The first suspect was wearing a blue jacket, gray pants and a black mask.
December 20, 1993
Two masked gunmen robbed an Arnold gas station early Friday, county police reported.According to the police report, the gunmen, wearing dark blue knit masks, walked into the Sunoco Food Market in the 1500 block of Ritchie Highway at 12:12 a.m.After they threatened to shoot the clerk if he did not give them money, one of the robbers took cash from the register, and they left the station.
March 4, 1997
Two masked gunmen, each carrying a sawed-off shotgun, robbed the McDonald's in the 700 block of Nursery Road in Linthicum Sunday night.Two McDonald's employees, Melody Beckwith, 32, and Christina Wright, 17, were outside smoking when the robbers approached them and forced the employees into the store, county police said.The gunmen forced store manager Nathan Johnson, 23, to open the safe and took money from the safe and from two cash registers, police said.Pub Date: 3/04/97
December 7, 1994
Two gunmen forced their way into the back of Chi Chi's restaurant in the 8000 block of Ritchie Highway on Monday night and locked two employees in the freezer before getting the manager to hand over an undisclosed amount of money, police said.Both men wore ski masks and entered the restaurant shortly after 11:30 p.m., police said. After locking the two employees in the freezer and a third in a restroom, they forced the manager into his office and made him take money from a safe, police said.
March 30, 2006
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Gunmen dressed as Iraqi army commandos shot and killed eight employees of an electronics import company yesterday in an upscale neighborhood of Baghdad, the most recent attack in a wave of deadly strikes against businesses in the capital. Interior Ministry officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said witnesses who survived the attack on the Ibtikar trading company provided the following account: The attackers drove up in two Mercedes-Benzes and a third car about 11 a.m. and stormed the building, witnesses said.