IDF documents Palestinian using human shield (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Yoav Zitun Published: 05.27.12, 21:22)
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Censored video shows terrorist use woman as human shield while
planting explosives. Soldiers irked by ´censorship´; IDF says not all
footage taken by military is published
The IDF imposed an embargo on a video allegedly documenting a
Palestinian terrorist using a Palestinian woman as a human shield,
Ynet discovered Sunday.
Footage taken by IDF cameras in the area clearly shows the terrorist
holding the woman hostage, carying her as a barrier between himself
and IDF forces.
The video documents an incident that took place two weeks ago, near
the Gaza border: Seven Palestinians planting explosive devices north
of Beit Lahia were intercepted by IDF soldiers. The soldiers opened
fire, injuring some of the men
The footage shows the terrorists running toward a group of farmers.
Then, one of them grabbed a woman and carried her until taking cover
behind a building.
Golani Brigade soldiers, who are currently deployed in the sector,
and have had the opportunity to see the footage, said it was clear
that the woman was forced to run with her assailant until he found
"Why don´t they give this video to the media? It should be shown to
Goldstone," said one of the soldiers
The IDF spokesman´s unit said in response that, "The IDF uses the
various means in its disposal to document its operational activities
for purpose of debriefing, public diplomacy and possible criminal
"Nevertheless, for security reasons not all documented events are
released for publication." (Copyright 2012 © Yedioth Internet
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