Report: Hamas blames Israel for flooding in the Gaza Strip

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 19, 2010 05:56



The Hamas leadership in Gaza is accusing Israel of causing floods in the Strip by "opening a dam in the Gaza City area, leading to the flooding of dozens of homes and the evacuation of hundreds of residents," Army Radio cited a Ma'an report Tuesday morning.



According to the Palestinian news agency, a senior Hamas official called on the international community to open an investigation into the crime carried out by Israel against the Palestinians.



Israel reportedly rejected the accusations.


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