PROVIDENCE, RI — Today, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), issued the following statement condemning the appalling terrorist attacks by Hamas against the people of Israel:

“I condemn the appalling attacks by Hamas terrorists against Israeli civilians. Israel has a right to defend itself from attack. I stand with the people of Israel and send my condolences to the Israelis killed and wounded in this horrific attack.”