Hamas Claims to Have Captured Israeli Intelligence Agent

Supporters of the Islamist movement Hamas gather during a rally in support of felllow Palestinians following clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the West Bank, on October 5, 2015, in Gaza City

Arutz Sheva reports: Hamas on Tuesday claimed that it arrested an intelligence agent who had provided information to Israel for 14 years.

A website affiliated with Hamas’s internal security agencies in Gaza claimed that the agent, who was only identified by the initials MS, assisted in providing information which led to the elimination of terrorists and in the bombings of houses in Gaza.

According to the website, the agent was hired by Israeli intelligence in 2002 while working in Israel, through a friend who was tied to Israeli intelligence.

During his stay in Gaza, reported the website, the agent used a cell phone with a SIM card of the Orange cellular phone company. He received 500 shekels per month for the information he passed along to Israel.

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