In a gripping account of the events that unfolded during the Hamas assault on settlements near the Gaza boundary on October 7th, an Israeli woman, Yasmin Porat, has come forward with a startling claim: that Israeli civilians "undoubtably" were tragically killed by their own security forces during the intense confrontation.
It happened when Israeli forces engaged in fierce gun battles with Palestinian fighters in Kibbutz Be’eri and fired indiscriminately at both the fighters and their Israeli prisoners.
“They eliminated everyone, including the hostages,” she told Israeli radio. “There was very, very heavy crossfire” and even tank shelling.
The woman, a 44-year-old mother of three Yasmin Porat, alongside other civilians were been held hostage by the Palestinians for several hours, but treated "humanely" She had fled the nearby “Nova” rave.
A recording of her interview, from the radio program Haboker Hazeh (“This Morning”) hosted by Aryeh Golan on state broadcaster Kan, has been circulating all over social media.
A recording of her interview, from the radio program Haboker Hazeh (“This Morning”) hosted by Aryeh Golan on state broadcaster Kan, has been circulating on social media. But it has since been cencured, perhaps due to its explosive nature
The interview has been translated by The Electronic Intifada.