Palestinians say IDF troops handed out candy with note denouncing Hamas

The lollipops were affixed to a note which read: "Since Hamas is making your lives bitter, here are some sweets."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 29, 2014 14:24
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Lollipops said to have been distributed by IDF troops to Palestinians in the West Bank‏. (photo credit: PALESTINIAN MEDIA)

 
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Israeli forces operating in the West Bank distributed candy to Palestinians along with a note denouncing Hamas and wishing them an easy Ramadan fast, the Palestinian news agency Ma'an is reporting.

Palestinians reported on Sunday that IDF soldiers in Nablus handed out lollipops which were affixed to a note which read: "Since Hamas is making your lives bitter, here are some sweets."

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The army has been conducting sweeps all across the West Bank, including in Nablus, for the past two weeks in search of three kidnapped teenagers.

In response to the Palestinian reports, the IDF stated that it was not familiar with the incident. 


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