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Kidnapping, supply of weapons... Accusations against UNRWA workers for October 7 come to light

The Wall Street Journal' notes that, according to the report submitted by Israel to the UN, at least 10% of the agency's employees have links to terrorist groups and half of them have family members who belong to these organizations.

Hamás lanzó un ataque terrorista contra Israel

Miembros de Hamás irrumpiendo en territorio israelí | (Cordon Press)

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Kidnapping a woman, providing rocket launchers to terrorists, taking part in the attack. This is just some of the evidence presented by Israel against the twelve workers of the UNRWA, those they accuse of participating in the October 7 massacre which have come to light through The New York Times, which has been able access the report delivered by the Jewish State to the United Nations. According to the document, two of the accused died during the conflict. In addition, 10 of them belonged to Hamas and another was a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The report further states that at least 10% of the agency's employees have ties to a terrorist organization and half have family members who are members of these groups, The Wall Street Journal notes.

Direct instructions from Hamas on October 7

The document presented evidence that many of the workers reported in the document received instructions from Hamas. As a result of the attack, more than 1,200 people, mostly Israelis, were killed, raped and mutilated, and the perpetrators took 240 people hostage, including women, the elderly and children, including babies.

The report notes that the location of their mobile phones placed six of the defendants in Israeli territory during the attack. Others, who were under surveillance, were caught inside Gaza discussing by telephone their participation in the brutal Hamas attack. On the cell phones of three others, messages from the terrorist leadership were found ordering them to appear on October 7 at meeting points with the missile launchers that they were hiding in their homes.

Teachers, assistants, social workers and a warehouse employee

According to the document, seven of the accused worked as mathematics or Arabic teachers in UNRWA schools. In these centers, although in other positions, two other of the accused provided their services, while the rest were an employee of the agency, a social worker and a warehouse manager.

According to The New York Times, the most detailed report refers to the kidnapping of a woman by a school counselor from Khan Younis along with her son. Likewise, the document specifies that " a social worker from Nuseirat is accused of helping to bring the body of an Israeli soldier to Gaza, as well as distributing ammunition and coordinating vehicles on the day of the attack."