One of Hamas’ senior terrorists, an explosive expert according to Israel TV2news, was killed Saturday night in an explosion in the Gaza Strip.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas terror organization, reported Sunday that a senior organization leader was killed in an explosion in the Gaza Strip Saturday night.
Hamas terrorists from-the izz ad din al qassam brigades at funeral – Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The Hamas leader reportedly lost multiple limbs in the explosion, and eventually succumbed to his injuries.
Earlier on Sunday it was reported that Hamas had rejected an Israeli offer to exchange one of two Israeli prisoners now being held in Gaza – Avraham Mengistu and Hisham Al-Sayid – in return for the release of a Hamas terrorist and brother of a senior Hamas leader being held in an Israeli prison. Continue Reading »
Asharq Al-Awsat, a London-based newspaper, also claimed a Hamas commander had been killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and jihadist militants in the Sinai.
A commander of Hamas’ military wing – the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades – was reportedly killed Wednesday by an Egyptian army strike in the Sinai Peninsula, Sky News in Arabic reported.
Brigades Ezzedin-al Qassam – Photo capture site: al Qassam
Abdallah Saeed Kashta, 25, died during a raid carried out by Egyptian forces against Islamic State-linked Welayat Sinai group.
Kashta’s relatives denied the report, saying that he was killed several days ago in Libya. Continue Reading »
Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades spokesman warns that Hamas will resume its rocket-fire when the 72-hr truce ends, if sea blockade isn’t lifted.
A spokesman for Hamas’s “military wing”, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, warned Thursday of renewed fighting with Israel if talks in Cairo to extend a 72-truce in Gaza collapsed.
“We appeal to the Palestinian delegation to not accept a ceasefire, unless it satisfies the demands of our people,” a spokesman using the nom-de-guerre Abu Obeida said in a televised address, adding that Hamas fighters were “ready to return to battle.”
The three-day truce ending four weeks of bloodshed between Israel and Hamas is due to end at 0500 GMT Friday. Continue Reading »