Report: Hamas captures downed Israeli drone in Gaza Strip

Reports state the drone fell in northern Gaza and is now in the hands of the al-Kassam Brigades.

September 20, 2015 09:41
Israeli drone

Israeli Drone (illustrative). (photo credit: REUTERS)


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Members of the Hamas al-Kassam Brigades, the organization's armed wing, captured an Israeli drone which fell near Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip on Saturday night, according to reports by Press TV.

No official statement has been made.

According to the report, this is the second drone seized by Hamas in the last two months.

In August, the terrorist organization announced though it's official website that it had in it's possession an Israeli drone- since dubbed the Syklark 1- that had fallen in Gaza on July 22.

The statement claimed it's operatives inspected the aircraft and managed to deconstruct its parts and rebuild it.

“Hamas’s military wing... [the Izzadin] Kassam Brigade took control of the Zionist drone Skylark 1 and managed to make its services operational,” a statement on the website read.

Yasser Okbi contributed to this report.

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