GAZA, June 8 (Xinhua) A previously unheard-of Islamist group is believed to be behind the attack attempt against Israeli troops on Gaza borders on Monday, sources said.
Members of the Jond Allah, or the Knights of God, arrived at Abu Yousef al-Najjar hospital in southern Gaza Strip and identified two fighters who were killed in clashes with the Israeli army in eastern Gaza city on Monday morning, the sources said.
Witnesses at the hospital said the member of the group, whose clothes and long beards could tell they were Salafis, refused to talk to the media there.
Five Palestinians were killed as they tried to attack Israeli forces manning the borders between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip in eastern Gaza city early Monday. Some of the attackers were on horseback, apparently trying to make their raid like the battles which prophet Mohammed led to spread Islam some 1,400 years ago. more