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UN Funds Pay for Hamas Commando Marina

Hamas Commando Marina Paid for by UN Funds (Photo: IDF)

The revelations over the past week that Hamas has been using international aid money and funds from the United Nations to support its terrorist activities have been shocking, though not surprising. Today, yet another such allegation has been revealed, as Yediot Achronot's Yoav Zitun reports that Hamas' commando wing used U.N. money to build a marina:

The IDF published an aerial photograph via Twitter on Tuesday detailing a marina built by Hamas's military wing in the northern Gaza Strip, which was financed with funds siphoned from the United Nations Development Agency (UNDP).

The aerial photograph depicts the marina extending into the sea, not far from Zikim beach in Ashkelon, as well as a command and observation tower.

According to the indictment filed following an investigation by the Shin Bet, Waheed Borsh, a 38 year-old engineer from Jabalia north of Gaza City, funneled aid resources from the UNDP to the construction of the marina, which the Hamas naval commando unit can use for future operations and training.

A senior naval official told Ynet that over the past year Hamas has invested significant resources into its commando unit with the focus being on improvement following conclusions drawn from the failed raid on Zikim beach during Operation Protective Edge...

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