The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has said that Hamas fighters have “beheaded Israeli soldiers” and have been described as “worse than ISIS.”
The IDF has denounced Hamas as “savages, animals and butchers” as the Israeli air force unleash carpet bombings across parts of the Gaza Strip.
In a statement, the Israel Defence Forces said, “Hamas has released footage of them beheading captured soldiers.
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“We will not share it, but the world needs to know their depravity exceeds that of ISIS. And we have been telling you all for years.
“May the precious souls of our men and women be in our hearts forever.”
The chief of the Israel Defense Forces has insisted that Israel is in a “state of war” and said that “questions and frustration” will come later.
— Paul Golding (@GoldingBF) October 9, 2023
He said, “This is murderous terrorism. We are attacking, pushing back, and striking everyone who took part in it. I know the last day was difficult, the price is a heavy price, I know there are many questions and a lot of frustration.
“But we are now focusing forward on doing and solving the problem. We have civilians, and members of the security forces, some of whom are in the hands of the enemy.
“Therefore, it is time for war. Not a round, not an operation, time for war.
“And in this war, the IDF will be strong and win. Long and complex days of fighting await us. We will maintain readiness in all arenas.”
The brutal attacks in Israel by Hamas has been likened to 9/11 after many Israeli’s have been slaughtered in their homes, shot dead in the streets and more than 100 taken hostage and sent to Gaza.
Eden Ankri, an Israeli American living in the US, told 6ABC Action News: “You remember 9/11, a terrorist attack that people would forever remember.
“That’s how I feel about what happened yesterday. We’ve never seen anything like it. I’ve seen people and women my age being kidnapped and raped and people being decapitated.”
Journalist Jake Wallis Simons said, “Hamas are not ‘fighters’ or ‘militants’. In fact, looking at videos of their crimes, the term ‘terrorists’ doesn’t even cover it today.
“They are savages, animals, butchers. Depraved, sordid and beneath contempt. Wake up world!”