Hamas has confiscated rockets and other types of weaponry belonging to Fatah’s
armed wing, the Aksa Martyrs Brigades, Palestinian sources revealed on
The sources told the Fatahaffiliated Palestine Press News Agency
that Hamas confiscated 100 rockets and 500 “combat units” when Fatah tried to
move them from one location to another in the Gaza Strip.
The sources did
not explain what they meant by “combat units.”
Hamas security agents
arrested four Fatah members who were caught transferring the weapons, the
According to the sources, members of the Islamic Jihad
organization intervened to act as mediators between Hamas and Fatah following
the confiscation of the weapons and the arrest of the four men.
security authorities on Sunday summoned for interrogation three Fatah leaders
from the northern Gaza Strip – Ramzi Hawileh, Muhammad al-Musa and Abed Abu
It was not clear whether the three had any connection to the
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