Israeli media reported an attempt by dozens of Israelis to receive compensation and money from the government after they claimed to have survived the previous October 7 attack.
According to the Israeli channel “Kan 11”, the Israeli Insurance Corporation's investigative department was surprised “when they realized that someone was trying to take advantage of one of the biggest tragedies in Israel's history.”
The channel published two alleged testimonies sent by two participants – who claimed to have been present at the Nova music festival in the Gaza envelope during the attack – to get the Insurance Institute to admit that they were “victims of hostilities”. Receiving financial compensation, and perhaps receiving disability benefits in the future.
It quoted Amir Shahbani, head of the Israeli Insurance Corporation's investigative division, as saying that he “did not expect from an ethical point of view that there would be people who could understand this difficult story and exploit it to make additional profits.”
It revealed that 150 alleged survivors tried to take advantage of the attack to receive a monthly salary for the rest of their lives and an initial grant of about 15,000 shekels (US$4,080) for each participant.
In another file, Israeli Channel 12 touched upon the investigation launched by the Israeli army regarding the murder of 13 prisoners in a house in Kibbutz Beeri, where two survivors of the incident confirmed in their testimony that an Israeli tank The house was bombed.
A correspondent of Channel 12 told that the commander of the 99th Brigade, Brigadier General Barack Hiram, while talking to the journalists, himself said that he has issued an order to end this program as soon as possible and to fire a shell at the house.
Regarding the visit of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to Tel Aviv, Moriah Asraf Wolberg, political affairs correspondent of Israeli Channel 13, revealed that he stressed his commitment to prevent a repetition of the October 7 attack, but he added that We must recognize that there are entire families that have no connection to the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) that have been exposed. To hurt.
According to the channel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Blinken that Hamas alone bears responsibility as it operates among the civilian population as per their claim.