NDTV's report showing Hamas militants assembling and firing a rocket from deep within a civilian neighbourhood in Gaza has become an international headline. (Watch exclusive report here) | (5 Foreign Headlines on NDTV's Hamas Exclusive)
The New York Times writes, "The video was notable because journalists have captured few images of the stealthy guerrilla fighters in recent weeks and because it appeared to show Islamist militants using a residential area to provide cover while they fire at Israel, putting civilians at risk as homemade rockets fly out and potential retaliatory strikes come back in." (Read full report here)
NDTV's Sreenivasan Jain and his crew filmed from their hotel room as three men set up a tent in a piece of land next door, journeyed in and out of it carrying wires, and then covered it up before leaving the site. The next morning, just minutes before a 72-hour ceasefire began, the NDTV crew filmed the smoky aftermath of a rocket fired from that same location.
The video and story were not released by NDTV till after the crew had left Gaza.
The Huffington Post writes, "NDTV reporter Sreenivasan Jain calmly explains from the window of his hotel room how the emergence of a blue tent became the site of suspicious activity, with men running wires within." (Read full article here)