Hamas on Friday arrested two members of an Islamic jihadist organization in
connection with in firing rockets from Gaza into southern Israel on Thursday,
Israel Radio reported.
The report cites Gazan sources as saying Hamas
arrested two members of the Salafi Magles Shoura al-Mujahddin organization, who
yesterday claimed responsibility for firing rockets into Israel. In an Internet
statement the group said it had fired the rockets to show that Israeli air
defenses could not stop attacks on the Jewish state during Obama’s visit.