The Mail’s Nick Craven tells the dramatic story of how he joined the Israeli Defence Forces to visit the Gaza frontline in a gripping dispatch for the Daily Mail’s YouTube channel.
His report for YouTube series Frontline has been viewed more than 600,000 times in less than four days.
Frontline is a recurring YouTube series by The Daily Mail covering the world’s conflict zones that attracts millions of views worldwide.
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Nick Craven reports from the ruins of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip for the Mail’s YouTube channel
Craven joined the Negev Brigade of the IDF who have cleared at least seventeen Hamas tunnels in the northern town of Beit Hanoun, which has been reduced to an urban wasteland.
In the video, Craven witnesses an almost non-stop firefight as the IDF continue to engage the remnants of the Hamas fighters.
The IDF show how they found one Hamas tunnel beside a kindergarten, and say the terror group continues to ruthlessly exploit civilians.
Previous episodes of Frotnline have seen the Mail’s Richard Pendlebury and Jamie Wiseman witness a firefight between Russian and Ukrainian troops in the Donbas region of Ukraine, and explore the reality of how trench warfare has reduced that conflict to stalemate.
In Israel, the Mail’s Sam Greenhill witnessed the horrifying aftermath of the October 7 Hamas terror attacks.
Watch the latest episode direct from Gaza on the Daily Mail YouTube channel here.