Pity that! Weasel Zippers classifies it as the “feel good story of the day.”
The tweet is by Dan Williams, a correspondent for Reuters, who quotes the official Hamas television network, Al-Aqsa TV, which yesterday broadcast a video encouraging Palestinians to dress up as ultra-Orthodox Jews to carry out suicide bombings within Israel.
Here is the tweet:
Hamas TV said four of the group’s fighters were killed while preparing explosives today.
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— Dan Williams (@DanWilliams) August 7, 2014
Some of the replies were downright hilarious:
@DanWilliams they only get 36 virgins each
— David (@DavidsUniverse) August 7, 2014
— Abraham Jacobson (@abrjacobson) August 7, 2014
@DanWilliams The UN can add them to the total killed by Israel
— DaveL (@Zuasibel) August 7, 2014