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Israeli strike kills Hamas leader Haniyeh’s sons in Gaza

Jerusalem &#8211 3 of Hamas main Ismail Haniyeh&#8217s sons ended up killed Wednesday in an Israeli strike in Gaza, the Palestinian leader and Israel&#8217s armed service mentioned, as war rages on right after more than 6 months.

Haniyeh, who is based mostly in Qatar, informed Al Jazeera network that a few of his sons and some of his grandchildren were killed when their vehicle was hit.

The deadly strike came as there were no indicators of development in mediation efforts led by the United States, Egypt and Qatar, looking for a halt in the combating.

&#8220Right now three of my sons, Hazem, Amir and Mohammed, and some of my grandchildren had been martyred&#8221 in the strike on their auto, the political head of the Palestinian militant team explained to Al Jazeera.

A number of media reports and Hamas statements gave various death tolls for the strike.

An Israeli navy assertion claimed its forces killed &#8220three Hamas operatives&#8221 who were being &#8220on their way to carry out terrorist activities&#8221 in central Gaza, determining them as Amir, Mohammed and Hazem Haniyeh.

&#8220The IDF (Israeli army) confirms that the operatives are a few of Ismail Haniyeh&#8217s young children,&#8221 the statement claimed, adding that they ended up members of Hamas&#8217s armed forces wing.

In accordance to Al Jazeera, a drone strike the loved ones&#8217s motor vehicle in the northern Gaza Strip&#8217s Al-Shati refugee camp.

AFP photos showed Palestinians in Gaza Metropolis inspecting the terribly destroyed and charred vehicle.

It stated Haniyeh was traveling to wounded Palestinians who had been evacuated from Gaza to obtain procedure at a hospital in Doha, when he acquired the information of the strike.

The Hamas chief reacted with defiance, expressing &#8220the (Israeli) profession thinks&#8230 it will split the resolve of our folks&#8221 by targeting leaders of the movements and their kin.

Haniyeh explained the deadly strike would are unsuccessful to force Hamas&#8217s hand in negotiations towards a truce and hostage launch.

&#8220If they (Israel) feel that targeting my small children&#8230 at the peak of these talks and right before the motion&#8217s response, if they consider that this will drive Hamas to transform its positions, they are delusional,&#8221 he additional.

&#8220The blood of my young children is not far more important than the blood of the Palestinian individuals,&#8221 he stated.

&#8220We will not back down on our needs,&#8221 he additional.

Haniyeh also advised Al Jazeera that, in complete, nearly &#822060 associates of my relatives have been martyred, like my grandchildren, my brother&#8217s sons, my sister&#8217s sons and my cousins&#8221.

The preventing was sparked by Hamas&#8217s Oct 7 assault on southern Israel that resulted in the deaths of 1,170 individuals, mostly civilians, Israeli figures clearly show.

Israel&#8217s retaliatory offensive has killed at the very least 33,482 individuals in Gaza, generally girls and youngsters, according to the health ministry in the Hamas-run territory.

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