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Jun 09, 2024
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Senior Hamas Official Osama Hamdan: The U.S. Was Involved In Israeli Hostage Rescue Operation; Threatens U.S. Forces Operating Floating Pier: Any Force Engaging In Ground Combat Will Incur Fatalities And Maybe Prisoners – It Is Only Natural

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Source: Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)

Osama Hamdan of the Hamas political bureau discussed in a June 9, 2024 interview on Al-Manar TV (Hizbullah-Lebanon) the American presence in Gaza Strip. He said America is cooperating with Israel in Gaza. Hamdan added that any force that is present on the ground in the Gaza Strip would be treated the same as the Israeli army. He said that it is only natural that such a force that is engaged in combat will incur fatalities and maybe prisoners.

Osama Hamdan: "Early on, we said that the U.S. participated [in the Israeli hostage rescue operation]. We also said that any force on the ground in Gaza that supports the occupation forces would be treated as occupation forces. It will be treated the same as the occupation army.

"If the [U.S.] forces participate in any confrontation, it is only natural that some of them will be killed or taken captive. We will not distinguish between the occupation army, or any other force that is engaged in combat.

"Regarding the floating pier that was installed – it is only natural that all forces of the resistance are calling for a reevaluation of its role and its management, since it was announced that it had been used in the Nuseirat massacre."

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