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Mannen som sto bak bortføringen av tre jødiske studenter i juni, Hassam Kawasme, sier pengene til aksjonen kom fra Gaza.

Drapene på Gil-ad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach og Naftali Fraenkel gjorde et dypt inntrykk på israelerne og var medvirkende til utbruddet av siste krig.

Kawasme ble arrestert i Jerusalem 11. juli og israelsk sensur tillot offentliggjøring av detaljer torsdag.

Kawasme had admitted to receiving money for the attack from Hamas operatives in the Gaza Strip — possibly with the mediation of a terrorist released in the prisoner exchange to free captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in 2011.

Kawasme revealed that the alleged killers, Marwan Kawasme and Amer Abu Aysha, drove to his house after killing the three youths. Together, they drove to the plot of land in Halhoul which was bought by Kawasme ahead of time. There, they buried the three.

Kawasme also helped the two killers hide from the Israeli security forces who were scouring the West Bank for them, the Haaretz daily reported, citing the Shin Bet security service.

Read more: Hamas funded killing of 3 teens, says ringleader | The Times of Israel http://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-funded-kidnapping-of-3-boys-says-ringleader/#ixzz39jHvbHhO
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