Hamas: ‘There Will Be An Explosion’ Unless Israel Lifts Gaza Blockade

Masked Hamas militants, dressed as 'martyrs' for an honor guard while wearing mock ups of a suicide-bomber's 'belt of explosives' during the funeral of his slain leader Abdel Rahman Hamad October 14, 2001 in the West Bank town of Qalqilya, hours after the Islamic activist was gunned down by Israeli …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Hamas threatened on Thursday that unless Israel lifts its blockade on the Gaza Strip, “there will be an explosion,” Channel 2 reported.

The report cited a statement issued by the spokesman of the Palestinian terrorist movement’s military wing at an event that presented a model of the Israeli bus that exploded in a bombing in Jerusalem claimed by Hamas last week.

Hamas deputy leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, also spoke at the event and charged that the latest Hamas-claimed terrorist attack proved that the organization had not given up the “resistance option” against Israel.

Thursday’s threat came as Israeli Jews were celebrating the culmination of the Passover holiday.  The Hamas threat did not specify what exactly the said explosion referred to.

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