In Video, Hamas Al-Qassam Brigades Unveils New Anti-Armor, Tandem-Charge 'Al-Yasin' Projectile, Posts Footage Of Attack On Merkava Tank During Hamas October 7 Attack

October 14, 2023

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On October 14, 2023, Hamas's military wing, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, posted a one-minute 18-second clip showing what it said was a new anti-armor projectile called "Al-Yasin," and how it was used. It said that the high-destructive capacity projectile had entered service for the first time during the October 7 Hamas large-scale offensive.[1]

The video opens with operatives from Al-Qassam Brigades Military Manufacturing Unit assembling, packaging, and delivering the Al-Yasin 105-mm caliber anti-armor projectile.

Next in the video, fighters in uniforms with Al-Qassam Brigades Anti-Tank Unit insignia each receive a bag with three projectiles and supposedly head to the front line.

The video ends with footage of an attack during the Hamas October 7 attack with what it states is the Al-Yasin used against an Israeli Merkava tank, during which the tank is blown up.

Below are screenshots from video:





[1], qassambrigades/28543, October 14, 2023.

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