IDF recovers bodies of five hostages killed by Hamas

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IDF recovers bodies of five hostages killed by Hamas
IDF recovers bodies of five hostages killed by Hamas

The Israeli Defense Forces on Monday (December 25, 2023) stated it recovered the bodies of five hostages who have been killed throughout Hamas captivity.

IDF recovers bodies of five hostages killed by Hamas
Photo Caption: IDF recovers bodies of five hostages. Photo Courtesy: IDF X web page video seize

The IDF additionally launched a video of a Hamas tunnel community on the social media platform X.

In an X put up, IDF stated: “In a centralized intelligence effort, IDF troops situated and recovered the bodies of 5 hostages—kidnapped in the course of the October 7 Massacre.”

Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed hope {that a} Security Council decision to get extra assist into Gaza, adopted on Friday (December 22, 2023), might pave the best way to a humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Guterres was talking at a press briefing at UN Headquarters shortly after the 15-member Council handed the decision following days of negotiation.

He informed journalists that there was no important change in the best way the warfare has been unfolding in Gaza, with no efficient safety of civilians.

He outlined devastation that features greater than 20,000 Palestinians reportedly killed and 1.9 million individuals, 85 per cent of the inhabitants, compelled to flee their houses.

Gaza’s well being system is on its knees, clear water is at a trickle and the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned of the menace of widespread famine.

“A humanitarian ceasefire is the one solution to start to satisfy the determined wants of individuals in Gaza and finish their ongoing nightmare,” he stated.

“I hope that in the present day’s Security Council Resolution could assist this lastly to occur however far more is required instantly,” he added.

‘Massive obstacles’

Guterres stated it was a mistake to measure the effectiveness of the humanitarian operation in Gaza based mostly on the quantity of assist vehicles which are allowed to enter the enclave.

“The actual downside is that the best way Israel is conducting this offensive is creating huge obstacles to the distribution of humanitarian assist inside Gaza,” he stated.

He burdened that an efficient assist operation requires 4 components that at the moment don’t exist, particularly safety, workers who can work in security, logistical capability, and the resumption of industrial exercise.

Regarding safety, he famous that the extreme Israeli bombardment and lively fight in densely populated areas threatens each civilians and assist employees.

While humanitarian workers want to have the ability to stay and work in security, 136 personnel from the UN company that assists Palestinians, UNRWA, have been killed for the reason that begin of the battle, he stated, including that “nowhere is secure in Gaza.”  

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