Hamas 'captured Israeli tank' revealed as fake

Gaza terror group proudly displayed what they claimed was a captured Israel Merkava tank. Closer inspection revealed something else...

Ari Soffer ,

Hamas parades fake Israeli 'tank' at Gaza rally
Hamas parades fake Israeli 'tank' at Gaza rally
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At a funeral-rally last Saturday for seven Hamas terrorists, who died when the tunnel they were working in collapsed on top of them, Gaza's Islamist rulers proudly paraded what they claimed was a captured, rebuilt Israeli Merkava tank.

The rally was organized by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's "military wing," whose members were killed in the accident, and was meant to be a show of force replete with the usual threats against Israel.

At one point, Al-Qassam Brigades spokesman Abu Obeida delivered a speech from the tank's turret, flanked by several masked gunmen.

But as Israeli PM Netanyahu's Arabic-language spokesman pointed out, there was just one problem: the "tank" was clearly a fake.

As Ofer Gendelman noted: "tanks aren't made of wood and don't run on wheels."

Well, maybe in Gaza they do:



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