JERUSALEM, Israel – Images and sufferer testimonies have emerged exhibiting that Palestinian girls and youngsters joined within the looting of a minimum of one Israeli group through the October 7 terror assault by the Palestinian terror group Hamas.
It was already identified that some Palestinian civilians took half in looting, and allegedly additionally participated in some atrocities, however there was little direct proof introduced to the world to this point of girls and youngsters looting devastated Israeli communities.
The proof was introduced by survivors of the Kibbutz Nir Ouncescommunity throughout a press convention in Eilat, Israel. Nir Ouncesis situated two kilometers from the Gaza border on a straight street. It misplaced 1 / 4 of its inhabitants by way of homicide and kidnapping.
Nir Ouncesresident Eyal Barad, 40, shared nonetheless pictures from a digital camera mounted on his house in Nir Oz, which captured occasions all through the twelve-hour ordeal whereas he and his household of 5 hid within the “secure room” of their house. He took screenshots of digital camera footage on his smartphone because it was transferred to him through a associated app all through the October 7 terror assault.
One picture reveals a Palestinian girl using a bicycle through the assault — possible certainly one of many bicycles saved in Nir Oz, a group that has banned vehicles from the land.
A number of different pictures present youngsters, apparently between the ages of ten and fourteen, additionally collaborating within the looting, additionally by taking bicycles that seem to belong to the kibbutz.
Trainer Natalie Yohannan spoke of hiding in her household’s “secure room” whereas Palestinian civilians, together with a girl, ready meals in her kitchen and stole all the things they may — together with “female objects,” equivalent to underwear and toiletries.
Irit Lahav, a survivor who stated she beforehand supported peace with the Palestinians, advised reporters that she now considers there to be no distinction between Hamas and the remainder of the Palestinian inhabitants, since civilians joined Hamas on October 7.
She famous that the bank cards of the Nir Ouncescommunity members who have been attacked have been used to buy items in Gaza lower than 4 hours after the assault started. A number of residents’ passports have been additionally stolen within the assault.
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