Although the importation of drones into Gaza was illegal, Murtaja is reported to have used a camera drone to collect intelligence on Israeli forces along the border.
His Facebook page shows him posing with a drone.
|Yasser Murtaja, a Gaza journalist and Hamas operative|
Liberman declared “I don’t know who is or isn’t a photographer. Anyone who operates drones above IDF soldiers needs to understand he’s putting himself in danger,” adding “We’ve seen dozens of cases where Hamas terrorists used ambulances, dressed up as Red Crescent personnel and disguised themselves as journalists. We won’t take any chances."
|Child soldiers in Gaza. From the Facebook page of Yasser Murtaja|