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Israel says 2 Israelis hostages held in Rafah "rescued during an overnight mission."

Israeli military successfully conducted an overnight mission in Rafah, Gaza Strip, rescuing two Israeli hostages held by Hamas. The hostages, Fernando Simon Marman (60) and Louis Har (70) from Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak, were found in good medical condition and transferred for further examination in Israel.

Agencies and A News MIDDLE EAST
Published February 12,2024

The Israeli military said Monday in a post on X that two Israelis being held by the Palestinian group Hamas in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip "were rescued during an overnight mission."

"During a joint operation between the IDF, ISA and Israel Police, two Israeli hostages from Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak were rescued: Fernando Simon Marman (60) and Louis Har (70)," it said.

"They are both in good medical condition and were transferred for further medical examination in Israel," it added.