Hamas Rockets Found Inside UN School AGAIN


For the second time in as many weeks, rockets have been found in Gaza schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. What’s worse, the UN may be returning the missiles to Hamas!

Israeli officials reacted furiously to the discovery. “How many more schools will have to be abused by Hamas missile squads before the international community will intervene,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Yigal Palmor told The Times of Israel. “How many times can it turn its head the other way and pretend that it just doesn’t see?”

Last Wednesday, UNRWA found some 20 rockets in a school under its auspices, also during a standard inspection. A spokesperson for UNRWA said the organization gave the rockets to “local authorities,” which answer to the Hamas-backed unity government led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. “According to longstanding UN practice in UN humanitarian operations worldwide, incidents involving unexploded ordnance that could endanger beneficiaries and staff are referred to the local authorities,” UNRWA’s director of advocacy and strategic communications, Christopher Gunness, told The Times of Israel Sunday.

In Jerusalem, such assertions are rejected, even ridiculed, with officials charging that the weaponry was returned to Hamas. “The rockets were passed on to the government authorities in Gaza, which is Hamas. In other words, UNRWA handed to Hamas rockets that could well be shot at Israel,” a senior Israeli official told The Times of Israel.

Just more proof that Hamas is cowardly hiding behind the UN, schools and hospitals to launch their attacks while Israel bends over backwards to warn civilians and minimize casualties against a ruthless terrorist enemy. Yet somehow people take the side of the Palestinians citing in part their higher death toll. But OF COURSE there will be more deaths of women and children on the Palestinian side when missiles are hidden in their schools, they are used as human shields and encouraged to stay in homes that have been targeted for strikes while Israelis protect their citizens with defense shields and bomb shelters.

Once again, I have to go back to Benjamin Netanyahu’s perfect quote:  “Here’s the difference between us: We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.”

It’s unbelievable how so many don’t see the difference.

UPDATE: The rockets found in the UN school have gone missing.

UPDATE 2: A Third Rocket Has been Found in a UN School!

The United Nations Relief & Works Agency For Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) announced Tuesday that another rocket stockpile has been found at one of its schools in Gaza. This instance marks the third time since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge that a weapons arsenal has been found at an UNRWA school in Gaza.

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