Hamas: We'll avenge Israeli bombing of Sudan arms plant

November 16, 2012 19:23

KHARTOUM - The exiled leader of Hamas told Sudan on Friday his Palestinian group would take revenge on Israel for the deadly bombing of an arms factory in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA reported.

Treated as a star guest at an Islamist conference in Sudan, Khaled Meshaal used the meeting to rally support for Hamas's conflict against Israel in the Gaza Strip and told worshipers at Friday prayers his group would avenge the factory blast.

"Hamas will take revenge for Sudan from Israel in retaliation for its aggression ... You will hear good news soon," Meshaal told said at the mosque of the Sudanese armed forces in Khartoum, SUNA said.

He did not elaborate but said Hamas's use of long-range missiles showed it was able to surprise Israel.

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