The Israeli military has announced that it will investigate the beach 'incident' that killed four Palestinian children earlier today.
In a statement, an Israeli military spokesperson said:
– IDF statement
The IDF has no intention of harming civilians dragged by Hamas into the reality of urban combat.
We are carefully investigating the incident in question.
Based on preliminary results, the target of this strike was Hamas terrorist operatives.
The reported civilian causalities from this strike are a tragic outcome.
The investigation is ongoing.