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July 15, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Military Refutes Hamas Claim It Targeted Children’s Playground in Gaza

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A Palestinian passes a building that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, July 15, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Suhaib Salem.

The Israeli military refuted on Sunday a Hamas claim that it had bombed a playground in the Gaza Strip the previous day.

In reality, a video published by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) unit said, the target of the air strike in question was a high-rise building used by Hamas for terrorist training activities — including urban warfare drills and soldier kidnapping simulations.

“When Hamas terrorists conduct exercises next to a children’s park, this proves they do not care about them,” the video said.

Watch the COGAT video below:

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