Captured Hamas terrorists could be charged with rape

Israel is reportedly contemplating whether or not to cost Hamas fighters with rape, after a witness testified a few suspected gang rape on the website of the Supernova music pageant bloodbath.

Investigators from the Israeli police’s Lahav 433 nationwide crime unit have collected proof of sexual offences towards girls by Hamas attackers through the lethal cross-border raid on Oct 7, Israel’s Haaretz and Maariv newspapers reported on Wednesday.

One feminine survivor of the assault on the music pageant close to the Gaza border has given testimony, saying whereas she was hiding from the terrorists she noticed a younger lady gang raped and murdered.

“As I used to be hiding, I may see within the nook of my eye {that a} [gunman] was raping her,” the lady was quoted as saying.

The aftermath of the bloodbath on the Supernova music pageant, the place it’s alleged at the very least one lady was raped – Jack Guez/AFP

The survivor reportedly testified that different gunmen additionally appeared to have raped the sufferer and later shot her within the head, then mutilated her physique.

One other witness who was hiding in the identical space however didn’t see the rape reportedly knowledgeable the investigators that he was instructed in regards to the incident by the surviving lady because it occurred.

Earlier accusations of rape by Hamas fighters got here from emergency responders of the Zaka group who collected the our bodies from the ransacked kibbutzim and the location of the pageant. A number of the responders stated that they noticed the bare our bodies of useless girls that confirmed indicators of abuse.

Israeli authorities are believed to be holding a whole lot of suspects concerned within the Hamas assault.

The Israeli authorities beforehand didn’t formally report any situations of rape however a number of girls taken hostage by Hamas on Oct 7, a few of them partygoers captured on the pageant, had been paraded bare within the streets of Gaza.

Shani Louk, an Israeli-German lady who went to the pageant, was seen half-naked and unconscious laying face-down at the back of a pick-up truck stuffed with gunmen in Gaza.

She was later declared useless when authorities discovered bone fragments that matched her DNA.

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