Abu Ubaida: The enemy throws its soldiers into the alleys of Gaza to return in coffins

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Abu Ubaida, the military spokesman for the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades – the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) – said, “The enemy leadership is throwing its soldiers into the alleys of Gaza to return in coffins, in order to search for the remains of some of the prisoners whom it itself had previously deliberately targeted and killed.”

This came in a post on the Telegram platform by Abu Ubaida, the day after the Israeli army claimed to have recovered the bodies of 3 Israelis who had been detained in the Gaza Strip since the Battle of Al-Aqsa Flood.

Abu Ubaida added that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “would rather kill his soldiers while they were searching for remains and bodies than go for a prisoner exchange that does not serve his political and personal interests.”

It is noteworthy that the spokesman for the Israeli occupation army, Daniel Hagari, claimed – yesterday, Friday – that 3 bodies of prisoners who were being held in the Gaza Strip were found in intelligence cooperation with the Shin Bet.

Al-Qassam spokesman Abu Ubaida said yesterday, Friday – in a speech obtained by Al Jazeera – “We constantly and clearly announce, with names and pictures, some cases of killing and death of enemy prisoners due to the aggression of their army and the intransigence and criminality of their government and its corrupt president, and we say this to put the families and public of the enemy before the overwhelming facts in exchange for Their government lied and misled them.”

He continued in this context, “When other facts regarding the prisoners are revealed later, they must then count the number of times we warned and warned about the fate of their children and the sacrifice of their prisoners by Netanyahu and his government for their political interests to try their luck in a losing battle.”

Families of soldiers

For her part, the mother of an Israeli soldier and spokeswoman for more than a thousand families of soldiers participating in the war on the Gaza Strip – yesterday, Friday – called on the Netanyahu government to stop the war on the Strip.

She said, “We are more than a thousand families who realized that this represents a risk and sacrifice of their children’s lives,” while “there is no way out” of this war.

The Al-Qassam Brigades announced earlier today that it had killed 15 Israeli soldiers after a group of its fighters stormed a house in which a large number of soldiers were barricaded and clashed with them from point-blank range with machine guns and grenades, before detonating an anti-personnel device in the Al-Tanour neighborhood, east of the city of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.