Two Hamas captives talking to Shin Bet about tactics, training
By Amos Harel Haaretz 28 January 2009
The Shin Bet security service released details yesterday regarding its
interrogation of two Hamas men who were arrested by the Israel Defense
Forces during the Gaza military campaign, including the militants' use of
mosques for weapon caches and military training. There are more than 20
terrorists currently being held in Israel from the Gaza operation.
One of those is Ramzi Abed-Rabo, a 30-year-old Hamas member from Jabalya.
The Shin Bet indicated he admitted under questioning that he used to watch
IDF movements from his house and report about them to Hamas. He also told
his interrogators about the location of Hamas weapon storage sites, in
tunnels, in the homes of activists, and in citrus groves and mosques.
Another Hamas member, Subahi Atar, 27, from the village of al-Atatra in the
northern Gaza Strip, told interrogators that he was a member of a Hamas
security cell in the area around his village. He was recruited by the
military wing of Hamas two and a half years ago and underwent training in
handling weapons, firing rockets and preparing explosive charges.
Dozens of other Gazans were released and returned to the Gaza Strip after