Longtime CNN correspondent @NicRobertsonCNN becomes emotional describing the blood-stained scene in Re'im, the site of the music festival where Hamas terrorists murdered hundreds, took people hostage, and raped women.— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) October 9, 2023
"[W]e saw the line of cars and how they were shot up and how… pic.twitter.com/VosEXfNwcC
It was a day like any other. Until it wasn’t.
Hundreds of young people gathered for a music festival on a holiday weekend. None of them could have suspected terrorists would rain down from the sky and begin murdering people by the hundreds.
Sadly, that’s exactly what did happen. More than two hundred were killed. Many were raped among the dead and dying — some taken hostage and paraded as trophies, others killed in cold blood after their humiliation.
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But there is something almost clinical in the reporting of stark facts like that. The story of what the people themselves went through is lost in the telling.
A story like the one shared by this reporter brings the human tragedy part of the story back into focus.
There was more…
.@NicRobertsonCNN: "[I]t was so organized, Jake. You — you look at the Hamas vehicles there. And they've all got numbers on them and you see the body armor of Hamas laying on the ground where they had been killed. You see everything’s numbered. This was organized. They came in in… pic.twitter.com/5VFiY0W2dJ
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) October 9, 2023