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Hamas confirms death of interior minister

Hamas confirms death of interior minister

Hamas officials are confirming the death of Interior Minister Said Siam in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza.
Hamas television says that Siam was killed in a strike that flattened a home in Gaza City. A top aide, Siam's brother and his brother's family were also killed.
Siam is considered to be among Hamas' top five leaders in Gaza.
As interior minister in Hamas' government in Gaza, he oversaw thousands of security agents and was widely feared.
The Israeli army confirmed the airstrike.


Updated : 2021-02-28 06:42 GMT+08:00