In the midst of the ongoing conflict between Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel, Hamas has alleged that Israeli airstrikes have resulted in the deaths of at least 13 hostages, including foreigners, within the past 24 hours, further intensifying the crisis in the Gaza Strip.
The Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, asserted that these hostages were tragically killed while being held in the area. This accusation comes amid a backdrop of continued Israeli bombardments targeting the Gaza Strip, escalating tensions in the region.
Just a day ago, Hamas had declared that 13 hostages it was holding had already lost their lives due to Israeli airstrikes. However, it’s important to note that The Times of Israel reported being unable to independently verify these claims, casting uncertainty over the accuracy of the information.
As the conflict rages on, international concerns continue to mount, with the latest claims of civilian casualties deepening the urgency for a peaceful resolution to this longstanding and deadly confrontation. The situation remains fluid and is being closely monitored by the global community.