|Anatomy of an Attack /
Suicide Jeep is an extraordinary short film which for
the first time shows an actual suicide bomb attack on
a Jewish settlement in Gaza in close detail. Secretly
shot by a Hamas cameraman the film incredibly shows 23-year-old
suicide bomber Tariq Hamid laughing and joking during
his last meal then follows him to the ambush point as
he drives his explosive-laden jeep into a northern Jewish
settlement in Gaza in a vain attempt to blow up a bus.
Missing his target by seconds Hamid then detonates his
jeep amidst a nearby Israeli army patrol. Miraculousy
all four Israeli soldiers survived and Suicide Jeep contains
a second-by-second description of the attack by the platoon's
commander 24-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Yonathan Gelman.
Reported and Produced by Kevin Toolis and originally
shown on BBC Newsnight