Israeli calls for killing Hamas leaders heighten after Nahal Oz operation
Israeli calls for eliminating the Hamas Movement and its leaders in Gaza heightened after the Palestinian resistance killed Tuesday an Israel officer and two soldiers, and wounded five others in the Nahal Oz crossing, east of the Gaza city.
Extremist Knesset MP Ivy Itam called for assassinating premier Ismail Haneyya, overthrowing his government and eliminating the Palestinian resistance; whereas, Israeli minister Gideon Ezra called for stop supplying Gaza power station with fuel.
For her part, Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni held Hamas fully responsible for the operation at the pretext that Gaza is under the Movement”s control.
Otniel Schneller, another Knesset MP, called for targeting all leaders of Palestinian factions in Gaza regardless of their affiliations and for establishing a buffer zone inside Gaza lands along the border fence.