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Israel Defense Forces and Hamas post GoPro-style POV videos of raids




An Israeli soldier keeps his position near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 29, 2014. The Israeli offensive, which began on July 8 to end Hamas rocket attacks on the Jewish state, has killed more than 1,100 Palestinians, mostly civilians according to the United Nations, while 56 lives have been lost on the Israeli side, all but three of them soldiers .
An Israeli soldier keeps his position near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 29, 2014. The Israeli offensive, which began on July 8 to end Hamas rocket attacks on the Jewish state, has killed more than 1,100 Palestinians, mostly civilians according to the United Nations, while 56 lives have been lost on the Israeli side, all but three of them soldiers .
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There are a lot of different technologies in use in the fighting in the Gaza strip, Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, Hamas's long-range rockets, and even drones.

Now it looks like both sides are using GoPro-style cameras to post videos of military raids online. Elias Groll at Foreign Policy magazine points out a video posted by the Israel Defense Forces this week:

 
Earlier in the week Hamas posted a similar video with even more detailed footage of infantry tactics: