Israel believes wanted Hamas commander Deif is alive in Gaza

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 29, 2015 07:30

 
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Mohammed Deif, the commander of Hamas’ military wing, has returned to active duty in the Gaza Strip, according to local media reports.

Israel believes that Deif, who has survived numerous assassination attempts by the IDF, most recently during Operation Protective Edge nearly a year ago, is now trying to forge closer ties between the Palestinian Islamist group and Iran.

According to Israel Radio, Deif is seeking to procure more armaments and funding for Hamas.

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