Hamas claims responsibility for rockets, Gaza bomb

October 24, 2012 11:39

Hamas's armed wing, the Al-Qassam brigades, took responsibility Wednesday for both a barrage of rockets unleashed against Israel since Tuesday night and the bomb that critically injured an IDF soldier along the Gaza border.

In a statement posted on its website, Hamas said it was responsible for rockets, which it said were a response to Israeli air strikes from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. It also said that on Tuesday it "detonated a roadside bomb near Israeli infantry soldiers east of Khanyounis city."The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) took responsibility for the Gaza border bomb on Tuesday.

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