Hamas and Islamic Jihad Clash in Gaza

[Ha'aretz] Avi Issacharoff - One Hamas man was killed and six Islamic Jihad members wounded Wednesday after the Hamas militia fired a rocket at a house in Gaza City and traded fire with Islamic Jihad militants inside for several hours. Hamas said in a statement that the Islamic Jihad militants were ordered to hand over their weapons but failed to do so. The incident is an indication of growing animosity between the two extremist Islamic groups, now that their common enemy, Fatah, has been vanquished.

2007-08-02 01:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive