Yahya Sinwar, a Muslim terrorist who was freed in the Shalit terrorists release and is now leader of the Hamas terror group, spoke Friday at an event honoring a Muslim terrorist eliminated in a fire exchange that erupted between an IDF Special Force and Hamas terrorists.
IDF Special Forces entered 2 miles into Gaza in a civilian vehicle on Sunday evening as a part of an undercover mission. The force was exposed and an exchange of fire erupted while an Israeli aircraft accompanied the ground forces.
An IDF officer was killed and another officer was wounded during the mission. At least seven Muslim terrorists, including a Hamas leader in the Khan Yunis area, were eliminated. All the eliminated terrorists were part of the Hamas terror group armed wing Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, whose sole mission is to murder Jews.
Sinwar was photographed waving a gun and silencer that he claimed it was retrieved from Israeli forces and was given to him by Mohammad Deif, the head of Hamas’ al-Qassam who has been hiding from Israel for decades in his own tunnels like a rat.
He further said that Hamas possesses footage of the incident and of the evacuation of the officer who was killed.
Sinwar said that in Judea and Samaria there are Muslim terrorists “no less brave than in Gaza”, but they are “constrained because of the security coordination” between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
“In Gaza, we strike the Israeli and don’t fix their tire punctures,” he said, referring a recent incident in which the PA Police chief in Hevron Colonel Ahmed Abu al-Rub was pictured helping Israeli soldiers change a tire.