An image of Israelis in Sderot who gathered on a hill to watch and celebrate Gaza being bombed has gone viral on Twitter.
The photo posted by a Danish journalist caused uproar online.
Allan Sørensen, the Middle Eastern correspondent for the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad, said that he took the image on Wednesday in Sderot, a city about two kilometers from Gaza.
In just a few days the scandalous image has gathered about 8,500 retweets.
The picture sparked confusion and outrage among social media users, with many questioning the morality of making a scene of murder a public spectacle and celebrating it.
One more user commented that people like those in the picture were “encouraging a culture of death.”
The newspaper’s follow-up article on Friday described the scene in details where over 50 people had gathered for a “party.”
“The hill has been transformed into something that…
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