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Index – Abroad – Hamas: Many Israeli hostages killed

Hamas allegedly does not want matters to escalate to this point, as it blames Israel for the deaths of the kidnapped Israeli hostages. They said they tried to keep them alive, but were told in advance that it might not work.

The Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas, announced that many Israelis who were dragged into the Gaza Strip by Palestinian extremists on October 7 had died, and the survivors were forced to live in extremely difficult conditions. Friday.

During a ceasefire that lasted for a week at the end of November last year, more than a hundred hostages were released in exchange for the release of 240 Palestinians detained in Israel.

Many Israeli hostages have died, and the prisoners still alive are living in extremely difficult conditions

Hamas spokesman Abu Ubaida said in an audio recording.

“We warned countless times about the dangers to those we held hostage. We did not want the situation to escalate to this point, but the Israeli leadership did not listen to us,” he said.

Obaida added, “We have been trying for months to save the lives of these hostages and provide care for them because our main humanitarian goal is to liberate our people and confirm the legitimate rights of our people.”

Israeli army spokesman Daniel Hagari reported on Tuesday that 136 hostages remain in the Gaza Strip, and 31 of them are believed to have died.