Militants Hamas boasted the capture of an Israeli tank, giving him a disguised truck, reports NEWSru Israel. Photo fake fighting vehicle was hit on the social networks.
Photo was taken on January 31, after the funeral of seven militants killed when a tunnel collapsed in the Northern Gaza Strip. Leadership “Teams Izaddin al-kasama” (armed wing of Hamas) organized a memorial meeting, during which the journalists were given a “hijacked and remade the Israeli tank”.
Then a speech about “heroes martyrs” and the successes of the insurgents “Hamas” made the speaker “Brigades of al-kasama” Abu Obeida. During his speech, he and other gunmen was standing on the turret of the “tank”. Pictures of Abu Ubaidi tank published international agencies, in particular Reuters.
Later, the Ophir of Gendelman, adviser to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, published in his Twitter a photo of the same tank, but from a different perspective. Looking at this photo shows that the “tank “Hamas” is a conventional truck, wearing tank model.
Photos were widely distributed on social networks and became one of the most popular topics being discussed this week by the Israeli bloggers. This picture also showed its viewers, the American television channel Fox News.
Hamas paraded yesterday a “captured, rebuilt Israeli tank”. FYI, tanks aren’t made of wood and don’t run on wheels. pic.twitter.com/cP1e8KFjAJ
— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) February 1, 2016