Two Israeli hostages killed, eight injured in Israeli strikes on Gaza: Hamas

Feb 11, 2024

Cairo: Israeli attacks Gaza Strip Two Israeli hostages were killed and eight others were seriously injured in the last 96 hours. Hamas'Armed-wings, Al Qassam Brigadesaid on the group's Telegram channel on Sunday.
Regarding the remaining hostages, the statement said, “Their conditions are becoming more dangerous due to the inability to provide proper treatment. (Israel) takes full responsibility for the lives of those injured as a result of their continued bombardment.”
Hamas militants killed 1,200 people and abducted at least 250 in southern Israel in their unprovoked attacks on October 7, according to Israeli data. Israel has responded with a military offensive on the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 28,000 Palestinians, according to the Hamas-run health ministry.
During a week-long ceasefire in late November, Hamas freed more than 100 Israeli and foreign hostages in exchange for Israel releasing approximately 240 Palestinian prisoners.
Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, Israel's chief military spokesman, said on Tuesday that 31 of the remaining hostages held by Hamas in Gaza have died.
“We have informed 31 families that their captured loved ones are no longer alive and we have declared them dead,” he said at a regular media briefing.
Israel has said that 136 hostages are still being held in Gaza.
The Palestinian Prisoners Club, which documents and cares for all Palestinian detainees, issued a statement on Sunday saying the number of Palestinians arrested since October 7 had reached 6,950 people.

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