The bodycam footage shows the Israeli soldiers in a gunfight with Hamas fighters, with the images cutting to two of the bloodied militants being arrested.
The images then show the soldiers rescuing a number of hostages, with the person filming seen carrying what appears to be a stretcher before the footage ends.
The images were obtained from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Thursday, 12th October, along with a statement saying: “‘Shayetet, Shayetet, stay in the bunker, we are coming!’ Shayetet 13 [Flotilla 13] fighters in the battle for the Sofa outpost.
“13th Shayetet unit regular and reserve forces were launched by helicopters in a short time with the arrival of reports of the infiltration at the Gaza border on Saturday morning and joined the fighting forces in the field for a joint effort.
“The forces began fighting in the surrounding settlements and at the sea at the same time.”
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said that they had killed some 60 Hamas fighters and captured a further 26 during the raid, including Muhammad Abu A’ali, the deputy commander of the Hamas southern Naval Division.
We have not been able to independently verify the claims or the footage.
Shayetet 13 is part of the Israeli Navy and is specialised in sea-to-land incursions, counter-terrorism, sabotage, maritime intelligence gathering, maritime hostage rescue, and boarding.
Israel has given the United Nations (UN) 24 hours to evacuate its staff and 1.1 million civilians from Gaza.
The announcement was made today, Friday, as the Israeli military masses its troops near the border with the Gaza Strip.
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said: “The United Nations considers it impossible for such a movement to take place without devastating humanitarian consequences.”
He added: “The United Nations strongly appeals for any such order, if confirmed, to be rescinded avoiding what could transform what is already a tragedy into a calamitous situation.”
Hamas has reportedly told civilians to stay home and ignore the Israeli evacuation orders.
Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Thursday: “Now is a time of war.”
His words came days after the deadliest attack ever by Palestinian militants on Israel.
Israel said it had dropped 6,000 bombs on Gaza since Saturday.
The Palestinian Health Ministry has said that 1,500 Palestinians have died, a third of them children, with 6,600 people wounded.
The Israeli government formally declared war on Hamas and gave the go-ahead for “significant military steps” to retaliate against the organisation over the surprise attack last Saturday that has left 1,200 people dead inside Israel.