Israeli Commander Says Hamas Has Amassed Vast Arsenal

(AP) Josef Federman - Hamas in Gaza has replenished its arsenal since the 2014 war with Israel and now has 7,000 rockets, 300 anti-tank and 100 anti-aircraft missiles, a senior Israeli military commander said Thursday. It also has acquired dozens of unmanned aerial vehicles and has an army of 30,000, including 400 naval commandos who have received sophisticated training and equipment. In addition, Islamic Jihad has 6,000 rockets, dozens of drones and anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles, and 400 naval forces. The commander said an underground barrier equipped with sensors to detect tunnels is 99% complete and will cover the entire 60-km. border.

2021-02-15 00:00:00

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