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Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:05 AM
GAZA, June 29 (Reuters) - A spokesman for gunmen in the Gaza Strip said they had fired a rocket tipped with a chemical warhead at Israel early on Thursday.
The Israeli army had no immediate comment on the claim by the spokesman from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, an armed wing of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement.
The group had recently claimed to possess about 20 biological warheads for the makeshift rockets commonly fired from Gaza at Israeli towns. This was the first time the group had claimed firing such a rocket.
"The al-Aqsa Brigades have fired one rocket with a chemical warhead" at southern Israel, Abu Qusai, a spokesman for the group, said in Gaza.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said the army had not detected that any such rocket was fired, nor was there any report of such a weapon hitting Israel.
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|Good for them
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:06 AM
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:15 AM
||chance to blame Israel
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:25 AM
|'nessie', dream on
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:29 AM
|"nothing in the way of news to the effect of a chemical warhead hitting"
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 7:54 AM
|"Is he saying it wasn't really "Gaza militants" who issued this statement&q
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 8:02 AM
|consider the source
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 8:25 AM
|one note nessie
||same stuff, different day
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 9:30 AM
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 1:27 PM
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 1:34 PM
||there they go again
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 2:17 PM
|"Still off topic"
||heard it before
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 2:28 PM
|"by heard it before Thursday, Jun. 29, 2006 at 5:28 PM "
||there they go again
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 2:35 PM
|"by there they go again Thursday, Jun. 29, 2006 at 5:35 PM "
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 2:45 PM
||Just more meaningless Nessie droppings
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 2:48 PM
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 3:35 PM
|still at it
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 3:54 PM
|They never fall for it
||Friday, Jun. 30, 2006 at 4:00 PM
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