31 Jul

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Hamas rocket maker killed in raid


Israeli air raids have killed a Hamas rocket maker and wounded 13 other people in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian faction that rules the territory told Al Jazeera.

Issa Batran, a commander of Hamas’ armed wing, was killed overnight after a missile hit his trailer in central Gaza.

A Hamas training camp in Gaza City and smuggling tunnels along Gaza’s southern border with Egypt were also hit.

“This is a serious escalation perpetrated by the occupation government [of Israel],” Fawzi Barhoum, the Hamas spokesman in Gaza, told Al Jazeera on Saturday……………………….


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