My conclusion is that this was a false flag; that the Israelis knew what was coming and just let it happen and today we know why. I think that there were obvious atrocities although some of the more lurid examples we are being shown are definite fakes,
Here is Kevork Almassian (fact-based, as always) discussing it,
Blatant Propaganda in the Palestine/Israel Conflict
Israeli woman who was released by Al-Qassam with her two children in her recent viral video: "The resistance fighters provided me with clothes to cover myself, and on my way back from where I was arrested, a Qassam fighter was carrying one of my children on his shoulder, and I… pic.twitter.com/qcjOuj8DUl
— In Context (@incontextmedia) October 13, 2023
Then we have this, although (as per the following tweet) there may be problems with this as well.
I try to avoid the whole to-and-fro, In war, truth is the first casualty
This is leaked footage of an interrogation of #HamasTerrorist in which he admits both beheadings and rape.
— Hot news (@TheNewsTrending) October 13, 2023