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The claim: Video shows Israeli generals captured by Hamas fighters

An Oct. 8 video shared on X, formerly Twitter (direct linkarchive link), shows several handcuffed men being escorted out of a car by armed men in face masks and camouflaged uniforms.

“LATEST: Several high-profile Israel i (sic) Generals captured by Hamas fighters,” reads the post.

The post garnered more than 9,000 likes on X and 30 shares on Facebook in one day, according to the social media analytics tool CrowdTangle. Similar versions of the claim have been shared on X and Facebook.

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