Haaretz newspaper published excerpts from Israeli police investigations into what happened at the concert that was being held in the Gaza Strip, coinciding with the Palestinian resistance, led by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, launching an operation. Al-Aqsa flood On October 7 last.
After more than 40 days of Israeli and Western officials repeating that members of the Brigades Izz al-Din al-Qassam They committed a massacre at the party. The Israeli police found information completely contrary to this story.
A preliminary police investigation concludes that an Israeli warplane apparently bombed Israelis near Re’im in the Gaza Strip while trying to target militants.
The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that preliminary investigations by the Israeli police indicate that the gunmen who participated in the October 7 attack did not know in advance of the presence of the concert near the Reim settlement.
According to preliminary investigations, a military helicopter took off from the Ramat David base and bombed the militants from the air, wounding a number of revelers at the site. 364 concert participants were killed.
Al Jazeera correspondent Guevara Al-Badiri reported that 4,000, including foreigners, were participating in the concert.
She added, quoting informed sources, that the Al-Qassam Brigades were not even aware of the ceremony, but their paratroopers, while crossing the settlements around the Gaza Strip, became aware of Israelis taking to the streets, so they informed their members about that, and when they arrived at the place, they were bombed by the warplanes, which had received information about capture operations.
The correspondent explained that the Israeli warplanes were not aware of the reality on the ground, because Hamas took control of the Israeli Gaza division and disrupted all means of communication.
She warned that the presence of charred bodies confirms the conclusions of the police investigation, because the Al-Qassam Brigades do not have incendiary weapons, and therefore the Israeli aircraft were the ones who killed the revelers.
She said that a number of pilots admitted that they may have bombed Israelis because they did not know where or whom they were bombing.
The correspondent stated that this investigation revealed confusion and military errors that will further complicate matters and affect the future of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu It may prompt more demonstrations against him.
It appears that Netanyahu is aware of the investigation, as he called in a press conference – Saturday evening – for more popular support and international support, especially from the United States.
This conference coincided with a massive demonstration in Tel Aviv demanding the conclusion of a prisoner exchange deal between Israel and the movement. agitation.