In an effort to seek support for its response to a recent Hamas bombing, Israel’s leadership stunned US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO defense ministers with photos of murdered children and bystanders. The Thursday-released photos showed the attack’s aftermath from the previous Saturday.
On social media, the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu published upsetting pictures of a newborn laying lifeless in a pool of blood and a child’s burned bones. This effort was a component of a larger plan to mobilize public indignation against Gaza terrorists’ crimes.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who arrived in Tel Aviv on Thursday, expressed his shock and dismay as he recounted what he had witnessed. He mentioned seeing distressing photographs and videos of infants riddled with bullets, soldiers subjected to gruesome beheadings, and young individuals burned alive in their cars or hiding places.
“It’s simply depravity in the worst imaginable way,” Blinken said during a news briefing. “Images are worth a thousand words. These pictures might be worth $1,000,000 each.”
Israel’s efforts to win international support for its response to the recent attack and to highlight the human toll caused by Hamas reach a turning point with the release of these upsetting photos. The pictures serve as a sobering reminder of the region’s urgent need for peace and resolution.
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