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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Another Hamas innovation: Molotov medicines

The Jerusalem Post unveils yet another Hamas innovation in using humanitarian aid:
Medicine bottles, transferred to the Gaza Strip as humanitarian aid by Israel, were used by Hamas as grenades against IDF troops during Operation Cast Lead. Pictures of the grenades were obtained exclusively by The Jerusalem Post.

The medicine bottles were filled with explosives, holes were drilled in the caps, and fuses were installed. Once Hamas fighters lit the fuses, they had several seconds to throw the grenades at soldiers. The IDF also found small explosive devices that used medical syringes to hold their fuses.

The medical grenades were discovered in northern Gaza by troops during last month's three-week battle against Hamas. The grenades were taken to military explosives experts, and then disassembled and studied.

One bottle turned into a grenade originally contained a drug called Equetro, which is used by people who suffer from episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Another bottle had contained a vitamin supplement called Super-Vit.

"This is another example of Hamas's cynical use of humanitarian supplies to attack Israel," a Defense Ministry official said Thursday. "Israel facilitates the transfer of the supplies to the Gaza Strip, and Hamas uses the supplies to create weapons."
Yes, the medicines sent by the evil Zionists to help innocent Palestinian Arabs are being used by Palestinian Arabs to try to kill the evil Zionists.

No amount of psychiatric medicine can cure this disease.

UPDATE: Omri talks about this in his trademarked, snarky way. It's a cycle of medical supplies!