3 Hamas police officers killed by ISIS suicide bombers

3 Hamas police officers killed by ISIS suicide bombers
One of the underground tunnels used by Hamas (Image: MRCTV video screen grab)

[Ed. – Who are Tlaib and Omar rooting for here? –JammieWF]

Hamas is arresting suspected jihadist activists in Gaza, which the militant Islamist movement controls, after what a security source said were suicide bomb attacks on two police posts.

Three police officers were killed in the attacks, which are thought to have been carried out by extremists with links to the Islamic State (IS) group.

Gaza’s interior ministry declared a state of emergency after the bombings.

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Hamas leader Ismail Haniya vowed to hold those responsible to account.

The bombings would “not be able to undermine the stability and steadfastness of our people”, he added.

According to reports from Gaza, two police officers were killed in Tuesday night’s first attack, in which a motorcycle exploded as it approached a checkpoint.

A second, similar, attack less than an hour later killed another police officer.

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