Hamas leader says group considering Gaza draft

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 27, 2010 14:38




GAZA CITY — Hamas's top security official in Gaza said Tuesday that he is considering setting up a bigger military force, first of volunteers and eventually of conscripts.

Hamas Interior Minister Fathi Hamad raised the idea at the inauguration of a new police building. He said his ministry is "open to the idea of voluntary recruitment and then going to conscription."

He gave no further details.


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