Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed the Palestinian Authority for denying that the terrorist group Hamas was chargeable for the Oct. 7 bloodbath at a music competition in Israel that killed a whole lot of attendees.
The Sunday night time handle got here in response to an official assertion from the Palestinian Authority that blamed “Israeli helicopters” for the demise of a whole lot of members of the Supernova music competition close to kibbutz Re’im.
The declare, echoed by Hamas, appeared to reference a report from Haaretz, an Israeli newspaper, which mentioned that an Israel Protection Forces helicopter had by chance hit festival-goers whereas firing at terrorists.
However the report, which cited senior Israeli safety officers, didn’t say the helicopters have been chargeable for all deaths on the bloodbath. Fox Information Digital has reached out to the reporter for remark.
“At present, the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah mentioned one thing totally preposterous. It denied that it was Hamas that carried out the horrible bloodbath on the nature competition close to Gaza. It truly accused Israel of finishing up that bloodbath. This can be a full reversal of fact,” Netanyahu mentioned in a press release posted on X, previously Twitter.
Some 1,200 individuals have been killed in Israel on the day of the shock Hamas assault. Round 240 hostages have been dragged into Gaza by Hamas and stay held there.
Israel declared conflict in response, and greater than 11,500 Palestinians have been killed up to now six weeks because the Israeli army conducts a punishing air and floor offensive in Gaza, the place Hamas militants have dominated for the previous 16 years.
The Related Press contributed to this report.