Report: Hamas moves Schalit, fearing kidnapped senior member will 'sing'

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September 11, 2007 20:22

 
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Kidnapped IDF Cpl. Gilad Schalit, held by Hamas since June 2006, has been transferred to a new hiding place, Channel Two reported Tuesday. A commentator on the station estimated that the kidnapping of Senior Hamas official Mohawah al-Qadi, at first denied by the IDF but then referred to by Interior Security Minister Avi Dichter, was the reason for transferring Schalit. Reportedly, Hamas was afraid al-Qadi would disclose details regarding the whereabouts of the soldier.

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