Israelis had issue figuring out Hamas fighters, prompting pilots to make use of artillery towards festival-goers.
- IDF helicopter ‘mistakenly’ shoots festival-goers amid assault: report.
- Haaretz the report challenges the established Israeli narrative.
- Report claims Hamas ordered its fighters to mix into crowds.
A latest report from Haaretz The newspaper revealed that through the Hamas assault on Israel on October 7, an Israeli navy helicopter struck competition attendees whereas participating Palestinian fighters.
The Israeli safety evaluation, primarily based on a police investigation of the arrested Hamas gunmen, suggests the attackers had no prior details about the competition held close to Kibbutz Re’im, close to the border with Gaza.
Through the assault, Israeli forces had issue figuring out Hamas fighters, prompting helicopter pilots to make use of artillery towards competition attendees. The report stated Hamas ordered its fighters to mix into the gang, trying to idiot the air drive into considering they have been Israeli.
“The Hamas terrorists have been instructed to slowly mix into the gang and never transfer below any circumstances,” the newspaper stated in its article.
“On this manner, they tried to idiot the air drive into believing that these beneath have been Israelis. This deception labored till the Apache helicopters have been compelled to interrupt freed from all constraints. The pilots had issue distinguishing who was a terrorist and who was an Israeli,” the report added.
Opposite to the official Israeli narrative, in keeping with which Hamas gunmen intentionally focused and killed festival-goers, the investigation refutes this model.
THE Haaretz The report challenges the established Israeli narrative and highlights the complexities Israeli forces face in distinguishing combatants from civilians in battle conditions.
The incident resulted in casualties amongst competition attendees, underscoring the tragic penalties of such misidentifications within the context of ongoing hostilities between Israel and Palestinian teams.