Israeli forces killed three of the captives who were waving a white flag as a symbol of surrender. The incident has sparked international outrage, prompting calls for an immediate investigation into possible violations of international humanitarian law.
The alleged incident occurred amid the ongoing conflict between Israeli forces and Hamas, further intensifying concerns over the protection of civilians and adherence to international norms. According to eyewitness accounts, three individuals, purportedly captives, were seen waving a white flag in a desperate attempt to signal their surrender.
The victims were identified by their names Yotam Haim, Samer Al-Talalka, and Alon Shamriz.
Human rights organizations and advocacy groups are calling for an impartial investigation to determine the facts surrounding the incident and hold those responsible accountable for potential violations of international law.