Netanyahu vows ‘Hamas will pay heavy price’ for death of Israeli boy

As I said, let’s call this what it is… throwing some chlorine into the gene pool.

Netanyahu vows ‘Hamas will pay heavy price’ for death of Israeli boy

By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/22/2014 19:23

Premier spoke with Sha’ar Hanegev regional council chief shortly after news broke of the boy’s death.

Netanyahu at cabinet meeting Photo: EMIL SALMAN/POOL
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vowed on Friday that “Hamas will pay a heavy price” for the death of a four-year-old boy who suffered fatal wounds from a barrage of mortars that struck a kibbutz not far from the border with the Gaza Strip.The premier spoke with the head of the Sha’ar Hanegev regional council, Alon Shuster, by telephone shortly after news broke of the boy’s death.

Netanyahu told Shuster that the Israeli military will intensify its actions against Hamas in the Gaza Strip “until the goals of Operation Protective Edge are achieved.”

Earlier Friday, US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro released a statement condemning the mortar fire which killed the…

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