Hamas: Mossad responsible for Palestinian scholar assassination
Tehran,The National Intelligence Agency of Israel (Mossad) should be accountable for assassination of a Palestinian scholar, Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh said.
Haniyeh accused Israeli Mossad of carrying out the assassination of young Palestinian scholar Dr Fadi al-Batch, who was shot dead on Saturday at dawn in Malaysia, Hamas website reported.
We blame the Israeli Mossad of carrying out the assassination of Dr Fadi al-Batch, Hamas quoted Haniyeh as saying.
The timing of the assassination of the scholar is intended, but the Palestinian people will remain resilient, he added.
We dispatched a senior delegation to hold meetings with the Malaysian officials and follow up closely the details of the crime, he reiterated.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA