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Teen Hamas terrorist gives up wealth of information

Hamas terrorist summer camp
Hamas terrorist summer camp
Aaed Tayeh/Flash 90

The Israel Security Agency (ISA, also known as the Shin Bet or Shabak) has announced that a young terrorist affiliated with Hamas's military wing was arrested and is now being questioned by authorities.

The suspect, a resident of the Gazan city of Jabalia, crossed the border fence and snuck into Israel about a month ago.

So far, the interrogation has found that he joined Hamas's northern Gaza branch shortly before Operation Protective Edge. He then underwent courses and training for the terror group's military wing, and even carried out extensive military operations, including ambushes and observations against IDF forces, patrols, and digging tunnels.

Most of his training involved various methods of attack including infiltration, entering buildings, explosives and more. This gives significant insight into what Hamas expects in the next major confrontation with Israel.

He gave up extensive information about Hamas's tunnels and their exit points, which are intended to allow fighters to enter Israel. He also spoke of tunnels intended for emergency uses by the Nahba, Hamas's elite unit. READ MORE