‚Hamas planning to kidnap more Israeli soldiers‘

25.04.2011                      21.Nisan, 5771                      Schwii schel Pesach; Tag 6 des Omer


'Hamas planning to kidnap more Israeli soldiers'

Palestinian officials say Hamas doesn't want prisoner deal to rely only on Schalit; "Hamas using calm to prepare more kidnappings."

Hamas is exploiting the relative calm in Gaza to prepare for the kidnapping of more Israelis, according to Hamas's official newspaper Alresalah, quoting sources labeled as "reliable."
In an article published Sunday, Palestinian officials predicted that if Israel launches more attacks on Gaza, this may lead to the death of captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit, "and Hamas's bargaining chip will disappear." As such, the article says, Hamas does not want the issue of the prisoner exchange deal to be based only on Schalit, and therefore the movement seeks to kidnap more Israeli soldiers….