Islamic Jihad and Hamas claim joint responsibility for Hebron attack

December 30, 2007 17:53

Both Hamas and the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for Friday's terror attack near Hebron which left two off-duty soldiers dead, Israel Radio reported. The organizations released a joint statement on Sunday, condemning Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salaam Fayad's government for saying that the incident was criminally motivated. Reports regarding responsibility over the attack have conflicted since it took place. Over the weekend the Islamic Jihad, as well as Fatah's Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, claimed responsibility for the murders of Ahikam Amihai and David Rubin.

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