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VIDEO: Hamas militants film infiltration of IDF base

Al Jazeera (Arabic) broadcast a video clip Tuesday night that it says was filmed by the Al Qassam Brigades, the Hamas military wing, as it carries out a military operation yesterday (Monday) at the Nahal Oz army base on Israel’s border with Gaza.

The film shows a group of armed men, their faces hidden by black dots, emerging from a tunnel dug under the wall separating Israel from Gaza. They run over to the army base and open fire as they enter it. At one point one they surround and shoot an Israeli soldier, whose cries are audible. The militants then turn around and escape back into the tunnel. At the end, they display weapons that are clearly marked Israeli, with IDF serial numbers.

According to reports, five Israeli soldiers were killed in the Nahal Oz attack.

Warning: Graphic content

This scene of Hamas militants successfully infiltrating Israel is a huge collective fear, as Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren describes in an article for the New York Times.

Related:
WATCH: Whole Gaza neighborhood destroyed in an hour
Why do Palestinians continue to support Hamas?
Not about tunnels: Israeli tanks take aim at central Gaza

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    1. Goldmarx

      An outstanding example of Hamas seeking out Israeli soldiers (not civilians).

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      • JohnW

        Glory be to the heroes of Hamas. Death to Israel, and death to Jews. Right, Goldmarx?

        A few years ago, Hamas made a big noise about Israel’s blockade on the import of cement. They portryed Israel as inhumane for not allowing Gazans to rebuild their homes which were destroyed in the last cycle of violence.

        After significant external pressure, Israel relented and allowed them to import cement. Now we see what use Hamas made of it. They built concrete reinforced tunnels into Israel to carry out this type of attack instead of building houses for ordinary Gazans.

        Glory be. Hail the conquering heroes of Hamas and their western stooges who enable them.

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        • Reza Lustig

          Sound, humiliating defeat upon any colonizer or exploiter of any vulnerable or powerless people, regardless of ideology or faith. Be it America, Russia, China, France, Israel, whoever.

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          • CigarButNoNice

            “Sound, humiliating defeat upon any colonizer…”

            Arab colonists illegally occupying Jewish land, the Land of Israel, should take note.

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        • Goldmarx

          “Death to Israel, and death to Jews. Right, Goldmarx?”

          Wrong, Oberstampfuhrer John. Death to neo-Nazis, especially those who pretend to be Jews and infiltrate the ranks of our people. Feiglin, Shaket, and the guy who looks back at you in the mirror are just three examples.

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          • JohnW

            “Wrong, Oberstampfuhrer John. Death to neo-Nazis, especially those who pretend to be Jews and infiltrate the ranks of our people. Feiglin, Shaket, and the guy who looks back at you in the mirror are just three examples.”

            Who would that be Goldmarx? Me or you?

            I support the state of Israel and it’s right to defend itself.

            You support Hamas whose charter says that their aim is to destroy the Jewish state and to kill as many Jews as possible in the process.

            I will leave it to the judgement of readers with average intelligence, to decide which one of us is more likely to be a Nazi.

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          • Goldmarx

            Unlike you, the Nazis of World War II at least did not pretend to be Jewish. I give them props for being upfront about that.

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          • JohnW

            You know what I think Goldmarx? I think you are a Hamas stooge here to stir hatred between left wing and right wing Jews so that we would go at each others throats and your kind would stand back and enjoy seeing us teraing each other apart.

            Nah Goldmarx. It won’t work. We may argue with each other passionately and disagree but most of us Jews are not like that we don’t murder people just because we disagree with each other. We leave that to your kind. Your mission never had a chance, Hamas stooge. Aren’t you sorry Goldmarx?

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          • Reza Lustig

            I fail to see why left-wing Jews should allow petty patriotism drive them into the arms of the Zionist right, who hate and despise them, and forget their principles and morals. You’d love it, though.

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          • JohnW

            Petty patriotism? We Jews must be the only ones guilty of it (as if it is a crime). All Arabs are humanists and none of them are patriots.

            Gawd you people are mixed up. You live in a bubble world made up of slogans.

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          • Reza Lustig

            There is the tawdry, conservative, empty patriotism of American and Israeli warhawks, and there is the genuine patriotism of people who are sick of their culture and sovereignty being trampled underfoot.

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          • JohnW

            … who refuse to recognize the other people’s history, culture and right to self determination and promise to destroy them at the first opportunity. To punctuate that promise they shoot rockets and commit wanton murder of whomever they can lay their bloodied hands on at every opportunity instead of agreeing to genuine peace offers which would leave both peoples existing side by side.

            And to you that is genuine patriotism? Yet ours is just wanton patriotism because we seek to put a stop to their nasty behavior? That says a lot about you Lustig.

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          • Goldmarx

            Your guesswork only reveal how dumb you are. You were the one who first brought up the knife, I simply saw an opportunity to advance the Middle east peace process.

            David ben Gurion had no problem killing Irgun members on the Altalena, and I believe he set a good precedent, although he didn’t “finish the job”, as mnany Israelis are fond of saying.

            Since rabid rightwingers who share your beliefs have already physically attacked anti-war demonstrators in Israel, we know what you truly stand for. No one is buying your act.

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          • JohnW

            “David ben Gurion had no problem killing Irgun members on the Altalena, and I believe he set a good precedent,”

            Let me guess, Goldo, Ben Gurion is your hero? I doubt it very much judging by your ideology.

            “although he didn’t “finish the job”, as mnany Israelis are fond of saying.”

            Not many, maybe a few. Remember? The majority of Israelis have been voting for right wing parties and even many of the lefties are not that rabid.

            “Since rabid rightwingers who share your beliefs”

            You haven’t got the foggiest about my beliefs.

            “have already physically attacked anti-war demonstrators in Israel,”

            I don’t condone physical attacks by any Israeli agains other Israelis with differing political views. Although I do share the anger of the right wingers who are angry at the left wingers who do their darnest to help fan the Arab propaganda machine against us.

            “we know what you truly stand for. No one is buying your act.”

            Who is the “WE” whom you are talking about? Your Hamas pro handlers?

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          • Goldmarx

            On Ben Gurion, I agree with much of what he did, and disagree with much of what he did.

            “You haven’t got the foggiest about my beliefs.” Of course I do. You give it away in both the substance and tenor of your responses to my posts.

            “Although I do share the anger of the right wingers who are angry at the left wingers who do their darnest to help fan the Arab propaganda machine against us.”

            So loyalty to the Israeli propaganda machine is the litmus test of Zionism? Fascinating.

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          • JohnW

            “On Ben Gurion, I agree with much of what he did,”

            The Atalena? That was one incident. He did not do too much of that.

            “and disagree with much of what he did.”

            Yes, I know. You don’t agree with his response to Arab aggression in 1947/48

            “Of course I do. You give it away in both the substance and tenor of your responses to my posts.”

            What, it pains you that I take Israel’s side?

            “So loyalty to the Israeli propaganda machine is the litmus test of Zionism? Fascinating.”

            No of course not. Zionists should fan the hatred against Israel and side with those wo want to destroy Israel, like Hamas. You are off your rocker Goldie.

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    2. Avdim

      @Goldmarx –

      1. Hamas attacks whoever it can. Some of the tunnels have exits near military posts and some don’t. When a tunnel’s exit is located near a military post, it will be attacked and thus will serve its purpose – to protect the civilian population. Even during this war, enough attempts were made to attack civilian targets. Luckily the brave warriors became Shahids sooner than they planned.

      Hamas are only seeking for one thing – killing Jews.

      2. Who the hell is this Shaket you can mentioning? Do you mean Ayelet Shaked? How fucking hard is to google a name?! Could you please provide at least ONE quote that makes them sound Neo-nazi? Or is (incorrect) name calling all you can do?

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    3. Goldmarx

      “Hamas attacks whoever it can.”

      –> Exactly – they don’t single out civilians. This is contrary to Israeli hasbarah that claims that the Palestinians are inherently anti-Semitic who desire genocide.

      “Hamas are only seeking for one thing – killing Jews.”

      –> Is that why they launched rockets at the Sinai, killing several Egyptians last week?

      “Who the hell is this Shaket you can mentioning?”

      –> If you read this website with any regularity, you would know. That is where I first read about her advocacy of Palestinian genocide.

      I don’t do favors for anyone who disrespects me. Google her name and ‘genocide’, and you’ll find it; if you actually care about the truth.

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      • Avdim

        “Exactly – they don’t single out civilians.”

        They try to hit whoever they can. When civilians are easier to kill or their death produces more values – they do so. This is what a terrorist organization does.

        “Is that why they launched rockets at the Sinai, killing several Egyptians last week?”

        They have their war with Egypt as well, but their main purpose is killing Jews.

        “If you read this website with any regularity, you would know. That is where I first read about her advocacy of Palestinian genocide.”

        So you’ve read her name wrong somewhere, you don’t even make the effort of googling it and you lecture me about caring about the truth?

        There is no preaching of Genocide, unless you count the imbecile interpretation given to her text by Electronic Intifada or the likes.

        Again, provide a simple quote where she calls for a genocide, not something crappy like which we can find a dozen in each mosque in Gaza? Don’t point me to google – give a quote or shut up.

        By the way, I was not really disrespecting you. Your comments simply don’t warrant any respect, which is something one should earn.

        By the way, I googled what you told me. If you google “Shaked genocide” – you find all the sources which you take as truth. If you goolge “Shaket genocide” you’ll find details about a movie called “Shake Hands with the Devil” and about Injustice in Eritrea. Dude, did you even google that yourself before pompously sending me to search for the truth? Did you even read what Shaked wrote?! Can you even find Israel on a globe?

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        • Goldmarx

          The truth is that
          Hamas wants to see all Jews dead, but so do I. That’s how things are, sorry.

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          • Goldmarx

            Obviously, I did not post this. I suppose I have gotten under the skin of the Likud trolls here that they are engaging in some sort of cyber identity theft in order to have me magically morph into the fulfillment of Hasbarah. I would ask the moderators of this site to identify who used my name for that post and ban them.

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        • Goldmarx

          “Hamas are only seeking for one thing – killing Jews.”

          Well, you were wrong, and you sneakily ancknowledge that by saying, “They have their war with Egypt as well, but their main purpose is killing Jews”

          So you migrate from “one thing” to “main purpose”. Which is still wrong since their ‘main purpose’ is to represent the constituency that democratically elected them in 2006.

          “Don’t point me to google – give a quote or shut up.” Anyone who talks to me like that face to face gets to make their dentist richer when my fist puts their teeth on the floor.

          “By the way, I was not really disrespecting you. Your comments simply don’t warrant any respect, which is something one should earn”

          And what have you done to earn respect, warmonger? You began shooting personal insults at me, and you’re starting to pay the price for it. Don’t like it? Too fucking bad.

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          • JohnW

            “Anyone who talks to me like that face to face gets to make their dentist richer when my fist puts their teeth on the floor.”

            IDIOT!

            Yes, you Goldmarx. You are an idiot. Period.

            Noone is scared of you either here or in person, you little squirt.

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      • JohnW

        “This is contrary to Israeli hasbarah”

        Yea, Zionists talk like that. You are full of hatred of Israel and too dumb to disguise your hatred of us.

        If you are Zionist, Goldmarx, then I am a Muslim Arab.

        Hint: I am not.

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    4. Guy l.

      Goldmarx and Reza- when you watched the movie and you got to the part where the Israeli soldier was laying on the ground screaming as 4 people shoot and kick him, did you feel a hint of satisfaction?
      Did you see the spatter pf blood on the wall where the first one was shot dead?

      If you were Israelis you would be exactly the type of people that’d be having a picnic on a hilltop and cheering as the army pounds Gaza. Disgusting.

      You are just as repugnant as the folks who justify what’s happening in Gaza.

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      • Goldmarx

        Noam Shalit, father of former Hamas prisoner Gilad, said that if he were Palestinian he would be fighting Israel (and undoubtedly cheering the part of the video you found repulsive).

        I find it sad that the Israel of my Zionist dreams has turned into a nightmare, so, no, I don’t feel satisfaction that the Israeli soldier was being abused. I do feel relieved that Hamas did not do that to an Israeli civilian. As long as the Gazan Palestinians need to defend themselves, I hope they continue to aim at Israeli military targets, because it will force more Israelis to see them as human beings and thereby bring the Occupation to an end.

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        • Guy L.

          This goes far beyond politics and who is right/wrong. This is about personal decency and a respect for human lives lost.

          You watched and heard people dying. And instead of expressing disgust, compassion and any sort of sadness – you chose differently. You chose to be relieved, and make a note of how no civilians were targeted, and publicly comment about it. Which is disgusting.
          “Hah! 5 people were killed- but they weren’t civilians! Have at thee, evil ones! You’re wrong!”

          Now, I don’t know you personally, but I’ll share a few things with you. My little brother almost died because of a mortar shell that fell next to him. When I had to put on a uniform- I lost friends in a gruesome way and was too close to death more than once. And you know what? Everytime I hear, see or read about any death- Hamas, IDF, civilans- I feel the same. Sadness, compassion and disgust about the cheap cost of human lives. And I feel this even for my so-called enemies.
          You have the gall and audacity to speak of humanity?
          You’ve already lost yours, I’m afraid.

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    5. Guy L.

      This goes far beyond politics and who is right/wrong. This is about personal decency and a respect for human lives lost.

      You watched and heard people dying. And instead of expressing disgust, compassion and any sort of sadness – you chose differently. You chose to be relieved, and make a note of how no civilians were targeted, and publicly comment about it. Which is disgusting.
      “Hah! 5 people were killed- but they weren’t civilians! Have at thee, evil ones! You’re wrong!”

      Now, I don’t know you personally, but I’ll share a few things with you. My little brother almost died because of a mortar shell that fell next to him. When I had to put on a uniform- I lost friends in a gruesome way and was too close to death more than once. And you know what? Everytime I hear, see or read about any death- Hamas, IDF, civilans- I feel the same. Sadness, compassion and disgust about the cheap cost of human lives. And I feel this even for my so-called enemies.
      You have the gall and audacity to speak of humanity?
      You’ve already lost yours, I’m afraid.

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