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Israeli navy says it freed captured soldier in Gaza floor operations | Israel-Palestine battle Information


Israeli authorities say Ori Megidish, taken captive by Hamas throughout its October 7 assault, has been returned house.

The Israeli navy has stated {that a} captive soldier being held within the besieged Gaza Strip was freed amid ongoing floor operations.

In a quick assertion on Monday, Israeli authorities stated {that a} feminine soldier named Ori Megidish has been launched and is doing effectively.

“Final night time, soldier Ori Megidish was launched throughout a floor operation after being kidnapped by Hamas on October 7,” the military stated in a press release.

“The soldier was medically checked, is doing effectively, and has met together with her household.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a photograph exhibiting Megidish together with her household, however the navy has not provided particulars relating to the circumstances of her launch. During the last a number of days, Israel has stepped up floor raids in Gaza.

In a social media submit, Power Minister Israel Katz congratulated “troopers and commanders of the IDF [Israeli army] and Shin Guess for the daring operation”.

The announcement got here hours after Hamas, the Palestinian armed group that governs Gaza, launched a video exhibiting three hostages who stay in captivity in Gaza.

Greater than 230 folks, together with Israeli troopers and civilians in addition to foreigners, had been taken hostage throughout an October 7 assault on southern Israel by Hamas, in accordance with Israeli authorities. Israel has stated that greater than 1,400 folks had been killed within the assault, most of them civilians.

After the assault, Israel launched a devastating bombardment of Gaza and minimize off entry to water, meals, gas and electrical energy for the greater than 2.3 million residents of the Gaza Strip, which Hamas has ruled since 2007.

The Israeli air strikes have levelled complete neighbourhoods and killed greater than 8,300 folks, most of them civilians, in accordance with Gaza’s well being ministry.

Israeli forces have additionally step by step elevated floor operations inside Gaza within the final week.

Israeli tanks briefly reached Salah al-Din Avenue on the outskirts of Gaza Metropolis on Monday, with a video verified by Al Jazeera exhibiting a tank blowing up a automobile because it tries to show round and drive away from the world.

The pinnacle of the Hamas authorities workplace, Salama Maarouf, stated in a press release that Israeli tanks focused two civilian automobiles and bulldozed a piece of the highway “earlier than the resistance compelled them to retreat”.

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