Hamas laments lives lost during Palestinian refugee camp shooting in Lebanon

Hamas laments lives lost during Palestinian refugee camp shooting in Lebanon

The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has deplored the death of four people and injury of several others when a shooting erupted during a funeral procession at a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon, blaming the bloodshed on rival forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority (PA).

The shooting took place at the Burj al-Shemali camp, which sits outside the southern Lebanese port city of Tyre, on Sunday, during the funeral of Hamas supporter Hamza Shaheen, who was killed in an explosion on Friday night in the camp.

Hamas, in a statement released later in the day, held the Palestinian Authority’s leadership in the occupied central Western Bank city of Ramallah and their security services in Lebanon “fully responsible” for the crime.

“Even though the funeral had been organized and dozens of Lebanese and Palestinian dignitaries, thousands of Palestinian expatriates, scholars, politicians, lawmakers, and representatives from various Palestinian factions were in attendance,…

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