Report: Hamas blames Israel for flooding in the Gaza Strip

The Hamas leadership in Gaza is accusing Israelof causing floods in the Strip by "opening a dam in the Gaza City area,leading to the flooding of dozens of homes and the evacuation ofhundreds of residents," Army Radio cited a Ma'an report Tuesdaymorning.

Accordingto the Palestinian news agency, a senior Hamas official called on theinternational community to open an investigation into the crime carriedout by Israel against the Palestinians.

Israel reportedly rejected the accusations.