In one piece of footage, a Hamas terrorist screams "Allah Akhbah" as he tries to behead a dead man with a shovel.
Another clip shows terrorists entering a house and talking to each other as a small girl, aged around eight, hides under a table. One of them proceeds to shoot her dead.
These clips were among the shocking footage shown to international journalists by the Israeli government on Monday to underscore the depravity of the terrorists who carried out the October 7 massacres.
The reporters and newsgatherers could be seen holding their stomachs and covering their mouths as they watched the footage, which was deemed to grisly to release publicly.
I just saw indescribable, raw footage of Hamas’ massacre along with 100 other international journalists, provided by Israeli authorities. Here are the notes I took:— Jotam Confino (@mrconfino) October 23, 2023
1: Hamas terrorist screaming Allah Akhbah as he frantically tries to behead a dead man with a shovel.
One Israeli journalist who saw the footage, Jotam Confino, posted on X / Twitter: “I just saw indescribable, raw footage of Hamas’ massacre along with 100 other international journalists, provided by Israeli authorities.”
He wrote that he saw: “A Hamas terrorist screaming Allah Akhbah as he frantically tries to behead a dead man with a shovel.
“A father and two sons (roughly seven and nine) running for their lives in their underwear into what appears to be a bomb shelter with an open entrance.
"A Hamas terrorist throws a hand grenade into the shelter, killing the father, and badly injuring the two sons who run back into the house.”
Media.— The Consultant (@TheConsultant18) October 24, 2023
Over 100 reporters where invited to a special IDF 🇮🇱 briefing
They where given restricted access to unpublished photos and evidence regarding the Hamas atrocities
This was their reaction. pic.twitter.com/9NZnbsZjoQ
Further footage showed Hamas terrorists enter a house, “where a small girl is seen hiding under the table. After some talking they shoot and kill her as she hides under the table. Hard to say how old she is but looks like seven to nine years old.”
Another journalist, David Patrikarakos, posted about what he saw. He wrote: "A Hamas terrorist calls his father: 'Father, I killed 10 Jews! Check your WhatsApp! I sent you the photos! Father, I killed 10 Jews! I killed 10 Jews with my bare hands. check your WhatsApp. Father, be proud of me!'"
An IDF spokesman told the gathering of journalists: “We want people to understand what we are fighting for. This is something else. Something has happened to Israel. This is a crime vs humanity. This is good v bad. Death v life. These will do anything [commit any crime]. And it’s nothing to do with Islam.
“Why did they strap GoPros to themselves? Why do they call the family of who they murdered? Because they are proud of what they did? Rape - where is Islam? Burn - where is Islam? Behead - where is Islam?
“This is a crime against humanity. They killed babies, old people, sick people… we won’t allow the world to forget who we are fighting.”