Israeli video shows mission being cleaned up after children are seen – fr

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Israeli video shows mission being cleaned up after children are seen – fr


The Israel Defense Forces released cockpit video of a bombing mission, he says was canceled because children were seen in the target area.

“Fighting a terrorist organization that operates in civilian areas is not easy. Watch IDF pilots announce strike because children were there, ”IDF said in a tweet that featured the dramatic footage, posted amid criticism that the military does not distinguish between enemy targets and civilians Palestinians.

A commander in charge of the mission is heard ordering the pilot to “check if there are children there”, according to the Jerusalem Post.

“They are going too fast, it cannot be children”, replies the pilot.

“There are probably children here, we stop everything,” said the commander.

The pilot then noted that “there is a big one and a few small ones”.

The commander then called off the strike saying: “We will not continue given the possibility that they are children.”

The Israel Defense Forces canceled a bombing mission after a commander detected children in the target area.
The Israel Defense Forces canceled a bombing mission after a commander detected children in the target area.

The clip was released a day after IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus told reporters the military was investigating the deaths of at least 42 Palestinians, including those responsible for Gaza. said they were 16 women and 10 children, during an airstrike.

The IDF uses a “roof-top” tactic in which it warns populated areas ahead of a planned strike, giving civilians the opportunity to evacuate the area in time, the Jerusalem Post reported.

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet launches a flare near Sderot, southern Israel, May 14, 2021.
An Israeli F-16 fighter jet releases a flare near Sderot, southern Israel, May 14, 2021.
Jack Guez / AFP via Getty Images

Israel on Sunday shared information with the United States showing how Hamas operated inside the same 12-story building with the Associated Press and other media.

An Israeli airstrike destroyed the skyscraper, which the PA said was unaware of housing members of the terrorist group.



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