Hamas kills Islamic State supporter in Gaza crackdown

Relatives of Salafist prisoners being held by Hamas hold an Islamic State group-affiliated flag during a demonstration calling for their release in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on April 6, 2013 (AFP Photo/Said Khatib)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas forces have killed an Islamic State group supporter, the first fatality since Gaza’s Islamic rulers launched a crackdown on the more-radical group months ago.

Hamas spokesman Eyad Al-Bozum says Tuesday that a 27-year-old man died “during an attempt to arrest him.”

He says the man refused to surrender, then opened fire at Hamas forces and planted explosives in the house where he was holed up…

  • Hard Little Machine

    Good thing it was Hamas. Otherwise it would be front page international news for 2 weeks and the EU union of bisexual goat farmers would be screaming for a boycott.

    • Frances

      But not a goatcott.

    • Frau Katze

      There would be for sure. This will be completely ignored.

  • Muslims killing other Muslims. What could be better justice?

    • Icebow

      And that’s Sunni-on-Sunni (Brown-on-Brown includes Shia).

    • David Murrell

      Hard to pick a side to root for…

      • Alain

        Just don’t even think about it.