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IDF rescues body of hostage Elad Katzir from Gaza

Elad Katzir

On Oct 7th, Katzir was kidnapped, along with his mother Chana, from kibbutz Nir Oz by the Islamic Jihad terror organization.

By Vered Weiss, Globe Israel Information

The physique of a hostage Elad Katzir (47), who was captured from Nir Oz on October 7th, was rescued by an IDF operation and returned to his relatives in Israel.

His human body was determined by IDF and ISA intelligence and was retrieved by ground troops in Khan Younis.

On October 7th, Katzir was kidnapped, alongside with his mother Chana, from kibbutz Nir Oz by the Islamic Jihad terror business.

Chana was launched from Gaza into Israel on November 24th as element of a hostage deal.

Elad Katzir&#8217s sister wrote on a social media publish, &#8220We gained tricky information. Elad was brought to Israel tonight after he was murdered in captivity.&#8221

She included, &#8220The IDF spokesman will convey to you about the brave rescue procedure&#8230 In the awful fact they (Hamas) have created for us, this is also a consolation. Elad will have a grave in Nir Oz. We will not continue being in uncertainty.&#8221

The IDF expressed its determination to lookup for and release residing hostages in Gaza as properly as retrieving the bodies of deceased captives.

&#8220Our mission is to find and return the abductees residence,&#8221 The IDF and the ISA declared. &#8220We are performing in total coordination with the applicable national and protection bodies and will carry on until eventually the undertaking is finish.&#8221

Amid a stalemate in hostage release negotiations brought on by Hamas rejecting proposals and demanding nothing at all quick of a long-lasting ceasefire, the IDF main said final 7 days that only military force can safe the launch of Israeli hostages.

Addressing IDF commanders in the former Hamas stronghold of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, Halevi stated, “We are urgent to deepen the achievement” of the army operation in Gaza City’s Shifa hospital, “and we are pressing to try out to initiate motion in the negotiations, to carry about an arrangement for the launch of the hostages.”

This, he continued, was “a prime precedence, incredibly critical.”

The hostages’ launch will only be attained “through more robust tension,” he mentioned, adding, “and we will push more challenging, as considerably as required.”

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