Hamas blames Israel for violence, warns it will not be safe’

CAIRO:A senior Hamas official accused Israel for resuming the Gaza conflict and warned it would not be secure as long as Palestinians are not, after a temporary ceasefire ended amid a barrage of rockets.

Shortly after the midnight ceasefire deadline, senior Hamas official Ezzat al-Rishq warned: “Israel will not enjoy security so long as the Palestinian people do not, and it started it.”