DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:15 P.M)- Six members of the armed wing of Hamas have been killed in an explosion in Gaza.
Earlier today in Zawaideh (Central Gaza Strip) an explosion occurred, reportedly during an Izz al-Deen al-Qassam Brigades (Armed wing of Hamas) training operation, the explosion claimed the lives of 6 al-Qassam fighters.
Hamas have commented that “a terrible crime has been committed against our Mujahideen”.
The names of those martyred are as follows:
1. Taher Essam Shahin (29)
2. Weesam Mahrouk (37)
3. Musa Ibrahim Salman (30)
4. Mahmoud Walid (34)
5. Mahmoud Tawashee (27)
6. Mahmoud al-Qishawe (27)
The Gaza Ministry of Health announced their deaths after they were declared dead at the ‘al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital’.
Hamas are yet to respond to what is currently being blamed on Israel as a “heinous crime”. Machine Gun fire from Israeli forces at the border, towards “Hamas positions” was also reported hours after the explosion.
Prior to this all, Israeli forces had severely injured Palestinian demonstrators near the border with explosive bullets.
The number of unarmed demonstrators killed by Israeli forces during the ongoing non-violent ‘Great Return March’ has reached 47, almost 8,000 have been injured. No Israelis have been killed nor injured.