Sunday, 22 September, 2019

Hamas Downs Israeli Drone in Gaza

Hamas ‘to foil Israel plot against Palestinian right of return Israel strikes Hamas terror targets in response to attacks from Gaza
Patty Aguilar | 11 September, 2019, 06:58

"Al-Qassam's militants had foiled overnight the mission of the Zionist army drone east of Rafah town in southern Gaza Strip", the group said in a press statement published on its website. The reasons are now being investigated.

According to Palestinian media, Hamas fighters have successfully intercepted and downed a quadcopter drone in the city of Rafah, near the border with Egypt. In response, the IDF struck an attack on several Hamas targets, including a two military compounds in Gaza. The Israeli strikes late Saturday came after two days of cross-border exchanges of fire in which two Palestinian teenagers were killed.

The IDF underscored in a statement that it "will continue operating against all efforts to harm Israeli civilians and soldiers", while stressing that the IDF "holds Hamas responsible for all that transpires in the Gaza Strip and emanates from it".

Local news sites reported that an Israeli "quad-copter" drone had been targeted.

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The plight of people in this situation became worse after an Israeli decision from 2000 to stop updating its copy of the Palestinian population registry, which prompted the Palestinian Authority to stop issuing ID cards. The Israel Defence Forces said approximately 6,200 Palestinians participated in what the army called "especially violent" protests.

They also said that Hamas was in possession of the drone.

Israel regularly uses drones to collect intelligence and to target Palestinians. Palestinians have been holding regular mass protests along the fortified border since March 2018.

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