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Hamas executes 6 suspected Israel collaborators

Masked gunmen publicly kill suspected of working with Israel, drag one through the street while screaming 'Spy!'


The Associated Press via Haaretz

Posted on Nov. 20, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Palestinian gunmen ride motorcycles as they drag the body of a man (not seen), who was suspected of working for Israel, in Gaza City on Nov. 20. Photo by Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Palestinian gunmen ride motorcycles as they drag the body of a man (not seen), who was suspected of working for Israel, in Gaza City on Nov. 20. Photo by Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Masked gunmen publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel in a large Gaza City intersection Tuesday, witnesses said. An Associated Press reporter saw a large mob surrounding five of the bloodied corpses shortly after the killing.Hamas' military wing claimed responsibility.

Some in the crowd stomped and spit on the bodies. A sixth corpse was tied to a motorcycle and dragged through the streets as people screamed, "Spy! Spy!"

The Hamas military wing, Izzedine al-Qassam, claimed responsibility in a large handwritten note attached to a nearby electricity pole. Hamas said the six were killed because they gave Israel information about fighters and rocket launching sites.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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