The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) shared a video that compiles images of the tasks carried out last Saturday by your elite unit, the Shayetet 13, a 300-man unit that is recognized as one of the best in the world. It is a mission in which They managed to rescue 250 hostages and killed 60 Hamas terroristswhich that same day had launched its offensive.
On its X account (exTwitter), IDF shared the video and reported: “The elite unit of the Shayetet 13 was deployed in the area surrounding the Gaza security fence in a joint effort to regain control of the Sufa military post on October 7. The soldiers rescued about 250 hostages alive. More than 60 Hamas terrorists were neutralized and 26 were arrestedincluding Muhammad Abu A’ali, deputy commander of Hamas’ Southern Naval Division.”
The video offers the perspective on first person since it was taken through a bodycam which also captures the sound of war, with gunshots and screams. In the images, Israeli troops are seen arriving at the base’s bunker, where the surviving soldiers took refuge amid the Hamas attack. “Shayetet, Shayetet, stay in the bunker, we’re coming.”shouts one of the officers.
In total, the IDF noted, in this war Shayetet 13 troops killed more than 60 Palestinian terrorists at the Sufa post and in the cities of Be’eri, Kfar Aza, Sa’ad, Mefalsim and Nir Oz, and rescued about 250 hostages, who remained barricaded in shelters. In addition, 26 people allegedly linked to terrorist activities were arrested, including the deputy commander of the southern division of the terrorist group’s naval force in Gaza, Muhammad Abu A’ali.
Shayetet 13 belongs to the Israel Navy and has almost unparalleled operational experience, dating back to World War II, fighting against the British. The selection and training of applicants is very selective, rigorous and requires 20 months. After an initial phase with physical and mental tests, the candidate enters the IDF infantry school where he trains in ground combat, parachuting and anti-terrorism training; They learn navigation, diving, scuba diving and demolitions.
Israel gave 1.1 million Palestinians 24 hours to leave northern Gaza
The United Nations announced that this Friday The Ministry of Defense and the Israeli Army gave 24 hours to evacuate 1.1 million Palestinians that are in the area northern Gaza Stripcontrolled by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).
The UN spokesperson, Stephane Dujarriche explained to the news portal Axios that the Israeli side had given a warning “just before midnight (local time)” by which the Palestinians had to evacuate to the southern part of the enclave.
“This is equivalent to approximately 1.1 million people. The same order has been applied to all United Nations personnel and those sheltered in UN facilities, including schools, health centers and clinics“he added.
Dujarric, who stated that It is “impossible for such a movement to take place without devastating humanitarian consequences”called for “any such order, if confirmed, to be rescinded, avoiding what could transform what is already a tragedy into a calamitous situation.”
This deadline takes place when Israel, which has completely besieged the Gaza Strip, threatened to launch a ground incursion into the Palestinian territory. Since Hamas launched the offensive last Saturday, More than 1,300 people have died in Israel and 1,500 in Gazato which are added more than 35 deaths in operations and clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank.