A photo indicates that Israel Defense Forces (IDF) troops have taken Gaza’s parliament building, a Times of Israel military correspondent wrote Monday.
“Picture circulating online shows troops of the IDF’s Golani Brigade inside Gaza’s parliament building in Gaza City, after capturing the site,” tweeted journalist Emanuel Fabian. (RELATED: ‘Holocaust 2.0’ Reportedly Written On University Campus By Pro-Palestinian Activists)
Picture circulating online shows troops of the IDF’s Golani Brigade inside Gaza’s parliament building in Gaza City, after capturing the site. pic.twitter.com/daxuEw0FEx
— Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian (@manniefabian) November 13, 2023
In photo, soldiers can be seen standing on a dais in front of rows of tables and microphones, holding up three Israeli flags as well as a green and yellow flag of the Israeli Infantry Corps. The building is only a few streets away from the Al-Shifa Hospital, beneath which Hamas’ headquarters is allegedly located, Ynet reported.
The IDF has regularly accused Hamas of using civilians as human shields and of placing military assets within civilian infrastructure.
The IDF claimed on Saturday that a Hamas commander who prevented the evacuation of 1,000 Gazans from a hospital to safety had been killed after hiding in a school. The IDF also released footage purporting to show weapons and explosive devices stored at a Gaza kindergarten.
Israel launched a ground invasion of northern Gaza on Oct. 27 as part of the ongoing offensive that began after Hamas invaded southern Israel on Oct. 7, killing over 1,400 Israelis and taking hostage over 240 hostages.