A secretive army intelligence unit referred to as IDF Unit 504 was key in unmasking Hamas’s abuse of hospitals for terror and hostage-taking, The Jerusalem Publish stories. Unit 504 has acquired 1000’s of calls from Gazan Arabs wanting to assist them in opposition to Hamas, apparently sad with the phobia regime’s reign.
Unit 504 has interrogated over 300 Hamas terrorists, together with those that had been in Shifa Hospital, the place there have been many Hamas forces disturbing the medical employees.
One terrorist estimated that he had seen between 80-100 terrorists at al-Shifa hospital. He added that Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists had been “camouflaged” within the costume of assorted sorts of medical helpers, together with utilizing the emergency room for his or her actions.
Based on Jerusalem Publish, one other Palestinian, Hamdoah Riad Assad Samlah, advised how Hamas terrorists had been utilizing 50,000 Palestinian civilians on the massive Palestine Purple Crescent Society constructing in Gaza as human shields. He mentioned that nobody would resist Hamas or they could be killed.
Samlah mentioned that Hamas wrapped their rockets in civilian blankets to cover them from the IDF and had been often taking pictures from the close by environment of the constructing.
One other Palestinian advised Unit 504 that he noticed over 100 Hamas terrorists controlling Rantisi Hospital in Gaza, break up up into tents of round 5 to 6 males per tent, Jerusalem Publish stories. He mentioned that he was additionally in a hospital often called the Sweden Hospital, the place he noticed a minimum of seven Hamas terrorists. Although they had been in civilian garb, he mentioned he knew one in every of them personally, and that the remainder had been armed.
“Evidently the residents of Gaza are sad with the barbaric conduct of Hamas.”
A senior Unit 504 commander advised the Jerusalem Publish, “Till now, we’ve arrested greater than 300 terrorists as a part of the invasion, who had been taken for prolonged questioning to Israel. The knowledge which got here out of questioning such prisoners has had large worth, led to eliminating different terrorists, and to enhancing the safety of our forces.”
The senior officer advised the Jerusalem Publish his unit acquired 1000’s of calls from Gazan Arabs wanting to assist them in opposition to Hamas, “an order of magnitude which we had by no means seen earlier than. Evidently the residents of Gaza are sad with the barbaric conduct of Hamas.”
Unit 504 employs dozens of Arabic-speaking subject interrogators unfold all through the battle areas in Gaza. Unit 504’s subject interrogation personnel usually are not simply bringing again terrorists to Israel for questioning, however are additionally questioning terrorists within the subject in real-time to help IDF forces with their instant battle maneuvers in addition to discovering Hamas’s delicate places on close by Gaza streets, Jerusalem Publish stories.