Unsourced TV report: Hamas unlikely to fire rockets in response to march, but could take other steps

A Hamas representative in East Jerusalem is warning Israel against holding the rescheduled flag march — and against its passage via Damascus Gate and the Old City — on Thursday. Hamas in East Jerusalem is also calling on Arab Israelis and East Jerusalemites to “protect Al-Aqsa.”

Without providing sourcing, Channel 13 assesses that Hamas is not likely to fire rockets at Jerusalem, as it did during the original march on May 10, but it could heat up the Gaza border area, including with incendiary balloons, and Israel will respond — a recipe for what could deteriorate into another round of conflict.

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