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Fri Feb 16, 2024, 01:25 PM Feb 16

Hamas- Many Hostages Dead [View all]

CAIRO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Hamas' armed wing said on Friday that Israelis taken hostage by the militants on Oct. 7 had suffered many losses and that those that were alive were living in extremely difficult condition.

Hamas militants

killed 1,200 people

in southern Israel and abducted at least 250 in their October incursion, according to Israeli tallies. Israel has responded with a military assault on the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 28,000 Palestinians, according to the Hamas-run health ministry.

During a week-long truce in late November, Hamas freed more than 100 Israeli and foreign hostages in exchange for Israel releasing about 240 Palestinian prisoners.
"Losses amongst (Israeli hostages) have become many while other hostages live in extremely difficult conditions," Hamas' armed wing spokesman Abu Obeida said in an audio message.


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Hamas- Many Hostages Dead [View all] DemocratSinceBirth Feb 16 OP
I'm beginning to think Israel isn't getting any more hostages back alive ripcord Feb 16 #1
If they are dead, NorseSaxonCelt Feb 16 #10
Meaning what? maxsolomon Feb 16 #13
Meaning NorseSaxonCelt Feb 16 #15
Any coming back alive at this point aren't going to give credit to Hamas no matter what. maxsolomon Feb 16 #16
They probably tortured and raped them................... Lovie777 Feb 16 #2
Well at least the thousands of innocent Gaza Palestinians weren't tortured & raped before Israeli missiles killed them. elocs Feb 16 #6
How many of the thousands of innocent Gaza Palestinians sarisataka Feb 16 #7
Hamas is a nasty group of people. jimfields33 Feb 16 #8
How many of those "innocent" Mountainguy Feb 16 #14
It's Israel's fault in 10, 9, 8 mcar Feb 16 #3
Strangely I believe Hamas this time sarisataka Feb 16 #4
Hamas are sick fucking animals. Rapists, torturers, pedophile fuckstains. SoFlaBro Feb 16 #5
Maybe maybe not. Eko Feb 16 #20
I think it's down to less than 80 still alive Johnny2X2X Feb 16 #9
I dont think Hamas cares about that at all. Everyone knows they have Eko Feb 16 #21
Gee, then you think the compassionate and beneficent thing to do would be release them. Igel Feb 16 #11
The hostages Smooth155 Feb 16 #12
Agree with your bottom line, but Sinwar needed them for bargaining chips and I doubt he KewlKat Feb 16 #17
Still, Sir, We Must Remember: Hamas Is A Political Movement, Not A Terrorist Organization The Magistrate Feb 16 #18
Mandela-esque Freedom Fighters, even AZSkiffyGeek Feb 16 #19
I'd say they were both. Eko Feb 16 #22
I Agree The Categories Are Not Exclusive, Sir The Magistrate Feb 17 #23
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