A video clip shows the Egyptian soldier who carried out the attack on the Egyptian border singing prior to his death.
After the recent operation that took place on June 3 on the Egyptian border, social media users widely circulated a video purporting to show the Egyptian soldier who was responsible for the attack singing before his death.
Misbar investigated the viral video and found the claim to be misleading.
After conducting a thorough reverse image search, Misbar’s team found the circulating video to be outdated and unrelated to the Egyptian soldier who was martyred recently.
The Video Shows the Egyptian Singer Ahmed Hamada
Contrary to the circulating claim, the video does not feature the Egyptian soldier who was recently killed singing before his demise. Instead, the video shows Ahmed Hamada, an Egyptian singer, performing a song dedicated to martyrs, which he shared on his Facebook account on July 30, 2022.
After the video circulated, Hamada clarified on his official Facebook page that the video features him, not the Egyptian soldier who was martyred on the Egyptian border recently.
Ahmed Hamada's translated comment reads, "The video circulated today in the world of the Egyptian soldier who was martyred on the Egyptian border. This is me. I am not the martyr. May God have mercy on him, may God give patience to his family; may God have mercy on all our martyrs."
Three Israeli Soldiers Were killed on the Egyptian Border
An incident occurred near the Egyptian border, where an individual dressed as an Egyptian police officer opened fire, resulting in the deaths of three Israeli soldiers. The incident took place near the Nitzana and al-Awja border crossing, situated approximately 40km (25 miles) southeast of the point where Israel's border meets with the Gaza Strip.
According to the Israeli military, the initial shooting took place early Saturday, when an Egyptian policeman shot and killed two soldiers who were securing a military post on the Egyptian border. Later, a confrontation within Israeli territory occurred, leading to the deaths of the Egyptian officer and a third Israeli soldier.
The Egyptian military reported that an Egyptian border guard, while pursuing drug traffickers, crossed the security barrier and engaged in a firefight with Israeli forces. The Egyptian military stated that during the chase, the border guard unintentionally crossed the security fence, resulting in an exchange of gunfire.
This border crossing serves as a route for importing goods from Egypt to Israel or the Gaza Strip.