Relatives of seven-month-old Ali Deif, the son of Hamas's military commander Mohammed Deif, hold his body in a mosque during his funeral at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on August 20, 2014. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX
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Several thousand mourners poured onto Gaza's streets Wednesday to bury the wife and baby son of Hamas' military chief Mohammed Deif, angrily demanding revenge against Israel and firing shots into the air.The bodies of 27-year-old Widad and her 7-month-old son Ali were taken from the wife's family home to a mosque in Jabaliya refugee camp for prayers, then laid to rest in the sand of a cemetery.Both were presumed Hamas militants."Revenge, revenge, revenge!" the crowd shouted as they waved Hamas flags and denounced the killing of the second wife and infant son of Deif, head of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.Widad and Deif had two daughters and a son together. She also had two sons from a first marriage, the family said.
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