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The Israel Defense Forces released video footage Friday taken by an unmanned aircraft showing what appeared to be Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip loading rockets into a vehicle marked "UN."

The black-and-white footage, taken by a drone - or unmanned aircraft - flying over the Gaza Strip, showed the militants driving off in the white van, with "UN" marked in black on its roof.

Israel has often accused militants of using United Nations vehicles and headquarters to launch attacks. UN officials were not immediately available for comment.

Israel has also accused officials from the UN Relief and Works Agency, responsible for caring for thousands of refugees in the Gaza Strip, of turning a blind eye to militant activities in their vicinity, and of clear bias against Israel.

The IDF uses drones to monitor activities in the crowded Gaza refugee camps. The footage provides soldiers and pilots real-time pictures of what is happening on the ground.