Near Shifa Clinic: Israel reports discovery of body of kidnapped 19-year-old

Near Shifa Clinic
Israel reports discovery of body of kidnapped 19-year-old

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After a gruesome Hamas video of Noa Marciano, the Israeli army confirms her death. The young soldier is one of the hostages that the terrorists kidnapped into the Gaza Strip on October 7th. Now Israel announces the recovery of her body.

Israel’s military says it has recovered another body of a Hamas hostage near Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip. The body of the young soldier kidnapped by Hamas terrorists in the border area on October 7th was found in a building near the largest hospital in the city of Gaza, a military spokesman said on Platform X.

Noa Marciano’s body was identified by experts in Israel on Thursday evening. A cause of death was not initially announced. The military had already discovered the body of a 65-year-old hostage in a building next to the hospital on Thursday.

The Israeli army had already reported the death of 19-year-old soldier Marciano on Tuesday. At the time, it remained unclear where the military got the information about the woman’s death and whether her body was in the army’s custody. It was the first time that Israel confirmed a death among the hostages previously claimed by Hamas.

The armed wing of the Islamist Hamas, the Qassam Brigades, had previously published a video of the woman on Telegram. Among other things, she was seen with very serious injuries. The terrorist organization claimed the soldier was killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on November 9. The information could not be independently verified.

The Israeli military spokesman said that the army would locate the missing people and bring those abducted back home. We will not let up until this mission is accomplished, he continued. On October 7, terrorists from the Islamist Hamas and other groups kidnapped around 240 hostages to the Gaza Strip in massacres and attacks in the Israeli border area that left around 1,200 dead.

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