Report: Hamas says Israel holding bodies of two commanders killed in Gaza fighting

October 20, 2014 11:01


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Hamas' military wing, the Izzadin Kassam Brigades, said Israel was holding the remains of two bodies belonging to senior Hamas commanders killed during the Gaza war, according to the Turkish news service Anadolu Agency (AA).

Quoting a Palestinian source, AA reported that following a thorough investigation, the Gaza-based group determined that Bassil Abul Nagga and Ibrahim al-Ghamour were killed by IDF fire in eastern Khan Younis, after they ambushed Israeli troops, killing three soldiers.

According to the source, who spoke to the Turkish outlet on condition of anonymity, the information came from a Palestinian prisoner jailed in Israel.

Hamas has been searching for the bodies of the two military leaders, since the war ended a nearly two months ago, but to no avail.

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