Posted on August 23, 2014
A spokesman for Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ofir Gendelman, made a statement on Twitter on last night which said that the PM “sends his condolences to the family of the four-year-old boy that was killed this afternoon by a mortar round fired by Hamas.
“Hamas will pay a heavy price for this attack. IDF [Israel Defence Forces] & ISA [Israel Securities Authority] will intensify ops against Hamas until the goal of #ProtectiveEdge is achieved
Benjamin Netanyahu is an ex IDF Special Forces Officer. His brother, Yonatan, Was the commander of the unit of Operation Thunderbolt, the rescue of Israeli hostages being held in Uganda. Yonaton Netanyahu was killed on the operation.
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