A new video uploaded by a Gaza news outlet gives an incredible and up-close look at Israel’s “knock on roof” policy.
The tactic involves a smaller projectile being dropped on house of
suspected Hamas militants, followed by a larger bomb meant to eliminate
the target. The idea is that the first bomb serves as a warning for
innocents to evacuate before the target is eliminated.
In the video posted by Watania, viewers see the initial “knock” hit
the top of a nearby house. Twenty-five seconds in, the big explosion
hits. But not only do viewers see the explosion, they also are able to
see the actual bomb in mid-air before it hits its target: