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  6/23/2013, Tammuz 15, 5773

Tension in Gaza over Death of Islamic Jihad Member

Islamic Jihad announced, Sunday, that it was dropping contacts with Hamas rulers in Gaza, following Saturday's death of Islamic Jihad activist Raeed Jundia in the Shajiya neighborhood, east of Gaza City, through what Islamic Jihad called "bullets of betrayal" fired by Hamas police during an arrest operation and harassment of his funeral procession. Islamic Jihad said the arrest reflected the violent behavior of the Al-Kassam Brigades that make up part of the police force.

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