Here is the latest front in the war of information over Gaza. Israel and its apologists assert that the Gazan tunnels were designed to attack Israel civilians.
–This pro-Israel site says that Hamas fighters were planning massive attacks on Israeli homes and schools in September;
–Yesterday Tom Friedman reported that the tunnels are aimed at… kibbutzniks:
This tunnel had one purpose, and it was not fruit exports. It was to shuttle fighters into the kibbutz. And there were many of these.
Hold on a second. Fighting has raged for over a month. Where is the evidence? I have seen unclear accounts of fighting at tunnel mouths, certainly altered by Israeli censorship and confused by the fog of war, but I have not seen any reports that Hamas fighters emerged from the tunnels and attacked Israeli civilians.
This video shows Hamas fighters coming out of a tunnel to target an Israeli military base, killing Israeli soldiers:
And while Israeli forces have killed over 1000 civilians, including more than 400 children, reliable reports say Gazan forces have killed three Israeli civilians. All were reportedly hit by rocket fire.
We have a wide range of visitors at the site. I welcome further clarification. How many Israeli civilians have been attacked by Hamas fighters emerging from tunnels?