Israel Hamas War: Amidst war with Israel, Hamas released two more hostages, had earlier released two Americans
Israel Palestine Conflict: Hamas, the extremist organization waging war against Israel, said on Monday (October 23) that it has released two more hostages. Both are women. He was taken hostage along with others after the October 7 attack. According to news agency AFP, Hamas has said that it has released both of them for humanitarian reasons due to the mediation of Qatar and Egypt. Earlier, Hamas had released the American mother and daughter. As of now, there has been no statement from Israel regarding the two women released by Hamas.
Israel had said that 222 hostages were being held in Gaza, of which two American women were released on Friday (October 20). According to Aljazeera’s report, a Hamas spokesman, Osama Hamdan, said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not accept the release of these hostages on Friday, but now he has accepted… A Hamas spokesman said, “( By releasing them we have got nothing, we have released them on humanitarian grounds.
Israel did not follow the agreement-Hamas
Hamas spokesperson accused Israel of violating the agreement. “We asked them to stop the bombing of Gaza, at least for a while, to release them, to send them to the Red Cross and then to send them to the authorities,” Osama Hamdan said. The Israelis did not follow him. This shows that the Israeli side cannot be trusted.
Hamas released these people
According to the BBC report, Hamas’ military wing Qassim Brigades announced through its Telegram channel the release of two more hostages, namely Nurit Yitzhak and Yocheved Lifshitz. Earlier, he had released American mother Judith Raanan and her daughter Natalie. If the release of two more hostages is confirmed as claimed by Hamas, then the number of hostages released will increase to four.
Reports of the release of two more people from the clutches of Hamas have come at a time when America advised Israel to delay the ground attack. According to news agency AP, an official, on condition of anonymity, said that America advised Israel to delay the ground attack so that more efforts could be made with regional allies to rescue more hostages.
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