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«Tank of Hamas» became the joke of the week in social networks

January 31, after the funeral of seven militants died when a tunnel collapsed in the Northern part of the Gaza strip, «Brigades Izaddin al-kasama» (Hamas military wing) had organized a mourning rally, during which the journalists were given a «hijacked and remade the Israeli tank».

Then a speech about «heroes martyrs» and the success of Hamas militants was made by the speaker of the «brigades of al-kasama» Abu Obeida. During his ceremonial 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, has published in his Twitter photo of the same tank, but from a different perspective. This picture shows that «Hamas tank» is a conventional truck, for which «put on» layout of the tank.

This photograph were widely distributed on social networks and became one of the most popular jokes, discussed this week by the Israeli bloggers. About it also told 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.

— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) February 1, 2016

«Tank of Hamas» became the joke of the week in social networks 03.02.2016

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