Fun in the Sun! Palestinians Host ‘Islamic Jihad Summer Camp’

by Ian Tuttle

Looking for summer opportunities for the kids? How about jihadist summer camp? Ynet News reports:

In a somewhat unorthodox summer camp in the Gaza Strip, children aged between six and 16 picked up AK-47s and engaged in a series of quasi-military drills, including a lively game of “kidnap an Israeli soldier” in the sand dunes of Rafah.

An [Agence France-Presse] correspondent listed some of the activities the Islamic Jihad summer camp offers its enrollees: Weapons use, jumping over fire and crawling under barbed wire, all performed to the tune of exploding charges.

AFP even included promotional pictures:

Looks like fun in the sun for all ages!