Hamas condemns deadly attack on Egyptian border post
, Sunday 5 Aug 2012
The Palestinian group Hamas which controls the besieged Gaza Strip condemned an attack on an Egyptian border post that killed about 15 people near the Egypt-Gaza border on Sunday.
The attack took place near the border crossing where the Egyptian, Israeli and Gazan frontiers converge.
"Hamas condemns this ugly crime which killed a number of Egyptian soldiers and extends its deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the leadership and the people of Egypt," the Islamist group said in a statement.