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Qassam: we developed our locally-made rockets
Qassam: we developed our locally-made rockets
(ALRAY Photo: March 10, 2014)
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Gaza, ALRAY - “The Al-Qassam Brigades in Gaza said it managed to develop its crude rockets and know many weak points of the Israeli military. 

The statement of the armed wing of Hamas came during the inauguration of the ‘Martyr Ibrahim al-Maqadmah’ square in northern Gaza strip, named after the Hamas leader.

The monument was founded in dedication to Ibrahim al-Maqadmah, a political leader assassinated in March 2003 in an Israeli apache raid. It consists of the locally made M75 rocket which possesses a range of 75 kilometers and a historic Palestine map topping it.

Al- Qassam commander during a press conference said Hamas is managing to develop its rocket system proved that it can take the fight to the heart of Israel.

The military brigades used M75 rockets during Hamas-billed Operation Stones of Baked Clay –Israeli-billed Pillar of Defense- to hit occupied Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

The “M” refers to the initial letter of Hamas leader Maqadmah and “75” to the rocket’s estimated range.