- Advertisement -
HomeWorldThe Israeli army made Hamas a 'trick' with vague media statements on...

The Israeli army made Hamas a ‘trick’ with vague media statements on the Gaza attack.

- Advertisement -

The vaguely worded statement aroused frenzied speculation that Israel had launched a ground attack on Gaza – a much-anticipated scenario that would mark a bloody escalation of this week’s operation against Hamas militants. Some journalists were also told that infiltration had started.

In early Friday, just after midnight, the Israeli military made an ominous statement in front of the media: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.”

The vaguely worded statement aroused frenzied speculation that Israel had launched a ground attack on Gaza – a much-anticipated scenario that would mark a bloody escalation of this week’s operation against Hamas militants. Some journalists were also told that infiltration had started.

Advertisements
Loading...
Advertisements
Loading...

Hours later, the military issued an “explanation”. There were no soldiers inside Gaza. But by then, several major news outlets had erroneously reported that the ground attack was on.

While the military attempted to play the incident as a misunderstanding, well-positioned Israeli military commentators said the media was used to trap Hamas militants in a deadly trap that killed dozens of combatants.

A veteran military correspondent or heller on Israel’s Channel 13 TV said, “They did not lie.” “It was a manipulation. It was smart and it was successful.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Must Read

- Advertisement -

Related News

- Advertisement -