Peace Seeking Victims Take Over Gaza

Don’t blame Hamas; they’re not murderous thugs... This is all just one huge mistake. They thought those flags flying over the Strip were Israeli.

Sky News) "The president will now issue a decree dissolving the government and declaring a state of emergency," said the source.

Hamas fighters overran the headquarters of their rival Fatah's Preventive Security force, as the factional fighting in Gaza continues.

One witness said security men had been executed in the street, while the bodies of 18 Hamas men were found in the compound.

Hamas also captured an intelligence base and seized control of the two of Rafah on the Egyptian border.

The capture of the Preventive Security headquarters is seen as a major step forward in Hamas' attempts to complete its takeover of Gaza.

At least 80 people, mostly gunmen but also children and other civilians, have been killed in the factional clashes.