February 26, 2024

Apparent North Korean weapons used by Hamas, but DPRK denies

Analysts suggest both claims could be true, with rocket-propelled grenade launchers likely sourced indirectly

Weapons apparently produced by North Korea were likely used by Hamas in its offensive against Israel, expert analysis of photos published by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and independent media reveal.

But North Korean state media on Friday refuted the suggestion, with claims that “fake media organizations” and “quasi-experts” had been responsible for spreading “baseless rumors” that DPRK weapons systems had been used in Hamas’ attack on Israel.

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