A Palestinian dentist confessed that Israeli intelligence agents spent hours on the phone with him to warn him to evacuate his area and warn others before the area was targeted by the Israel Defense Forces.
On October 19, Mahmoud Shaheen, who lived in an area that had not been yet targeted, received a phone call.
“I’m speaking with you from Israeli intelligence,” a man told him in perfect Arabic, addressing him by his name. “He told me he wanted to bomb three towers … and ordered me to evacuate the surrounding area,” Shaheen recalled to the BBC. Suspicious that the call might be fake, Shaheen asked for a warning shot to be fired. A warning shot was then fired at a nearby building.
“I asked him to ‘shoot