Hamas controls Gaza security headquarters

Hamas announced Thursday that it had full control over the main preventative security headquarter in Gaza, following a fierce battle that began yesterday afternoon.

Hamas controls Gaza security headquarters

Hamas announced Thursday that it had full control over the main preventative security headquarter in Gaza, following a fierce battle that began yesterday afternoon.



A local satellite station said Ezzidine Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, had control over the headquarters and broadcast footage of security personnel who had surrendered and where walking out with their hands above their heads as bullets were heard in the background.



It quoted Hamas leader Sami Abu Zahi as saying Hamas had control over the headquarters, located in western Gaza.



According to security sources, security personnel who were in the building surrendered themselves after being promised by Hamas that they would receive good treatment.

Last Mod: 14 Haziran 2007, 15:41
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