Jewish Journal

Hamas says Israel’s ground invasion will have ‘dreadful consequences’


July 17, 2014 | 1:34 pm

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a house in Gaza City on July 17. Photo by Saleh Salem/Reuters

Hamas said Israel's ground incursion into the Gaza Strip that started on Thursday would have "dreadful consequences."

"It does not scare the Hamas leaders or the Palestinian people," Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told Reuters. "We warn (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu of the dreadful consequences of such a foolish act."

Reporting by Nidal al-MUghrabi; Writing by Maayan Lubell; Editing by Jeffrey Heller and Robin Pomeroy

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