Hamas denied on Saturday a report in Asharq alawsat that it had agreed to submit to Israel a videotape of captive soldier Gilad Schalit in exchange for Israel allowing hundreds of residents of the Gaza Strip to make the haj pilgrimage to Mecca.
A spokesman of Hamas's military wing told "the occupation not to dream of getting a message from Schalit," Army Radio reported.
Earlier, the Popular Resistance Committees, one of the factions involved in Schalit's abduction in a cross-border raid in June 2006, also denied the report.
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