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Gaza: In Case of Ground Assault, Hamas Prepared to Kidnap, Ransom Israelis

January 2, 2009

Exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said from Damascus Friday that his militant group was prepared for an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip and could abduct abduct more soldiers if Israel attempts the incursion.

“If you commit a foolish act by raiding Gaza, who knows, we may have a second or a third or a fourth Shalit,” he said, according to Reuters. Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was kidnapped by Hamas in a cross-border raid more than two years ago.

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