Video purports to show Hamas-made sniper rifle used against Israelis
Monday, August 04, 2014 - 00:29
Hamas' armed wing has released video it says shows fighters using a Hamas-made sniper rifle to shoot Israeli soldiers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: REUTERS CANNOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE CONTENTS OF THIS VIDEO Hamas' armed wing released on Monday (August 4) video said to show a sniper targeting Israeli soldiers operating in Gaza. In the video released by Izz A-Din al Qassam, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters, a masked militant is seen loading a long rifle. The video also shows a compilation of moments in which gunshots are heard and what appears to be soldiers being shot in the distance. In information released with the video, Izz A-Din al Qassam wrote that they had built the rifle and that it had a range of two kilometers (1.25 miles).
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