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Sat Feb 6, 2016, 04:46 PM

Hamas 'tank' dismissed as harmless 'parade float' after wheels seen under structure driven through G

Hamas 'tank' dismissed as harmless 'parade float' after wheels seen under structure driven through Gaza City

Hamas has championed the unveiling of a “locally-made tank” in front of thousands of people in Gaza, but the supposed weapon has been dismissed as nothing more than a parade float after photos revealed an unusual design.

At first glance, the khaki vehicle trundling through crowds mourning the death of seven militants from the Al-Qassam Brigades appeared to be the genuine article, but a closer look revealed something very wrong.

While real tanks move on moving metal belts rotated using wheels, Hamas’ vehicle appeared to be mounted on normal tyres concealed behind fake treads.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/hamas-tank-dismissed-as-harmless-parade-float-after-wheels-seen-under-structure-driven-through-gaza-a6851436.html

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Reply Hamas 'tank' dismissed as harmless 'parade float' after wheels seen under structure driven through G (Original post)
Calista241 Feb 2016 OP
shira Feb 2016 #1
azurnoir Feb 2016 #2
King_David Feb 2016 #3
azurnoir Feb 2016 #4

Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Feb 6, 2016, 04:51 PM

1. Hamas 'Tank' Looks More Flintstones Than War Machine

 

An international audience was reduced to snickers when the Hamas military brigade rolled out this rig.

"FYI, tanks aren't made of wood and don't run on wheels," the spokesman, Ofir Gendelman, tweeted on Monday.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hamas-tank_us_56b3910ce4b04f9b57d8bb49

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Feb 6, 2016, 05:15 PM

2. Thanks for the thread admitting Hamas tank is harmless

because should Hamas ever use it...........

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Response to azurnoir (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 6, 2016, 07:00 PM

3. So why are you thanking that poster?

Who are you to Hamas?

You really do think of yourself as a spokesperson for the Palestinian people ,don't you ,and why is that ?

Think the Palestinian people need western armchair "keyboard activists" to not buy beauty products and chick pea paste and defend them on Usenet ?

You're thanking him huh ?

LOL

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Response to King_David (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 6, 2016, 08:56 PM

4. for posting something so off narrative it's almost refreshing

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