Israel, Gantz close to resignation announcement. Hamas, 3 hostages killed in the raid on Nuseirat


By John

The minister Benny Gantz will release a statement to the media this evening at 8pm in Israel, 7pm in Italy, in which he is expected to announce his resignation from the government. Gantz's statement was delayed a day after the rescue of four hostages from Hamas captivity. The Israeli media writes it. Last night the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he had asked Gantz to remain in the national unity government.

Meanwhile, the military arm of Hamas, the Qassam Brigades, cited by ArabNews, say that in the Israeli raid that led to the release of 4 hostages in the Nuseirat camp, three other hostages were killed, including one who had American citizenship.

Hamas, '274 dead in Israel's raid yesterday in Nuseirat'

At least 274 people were killed and hundreds were injured yesterday by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip in the blitz that led to the release of four hostages held by Hamas: group officials announced this. Yesterday Hamas announced that at least 210 Palestinians had died and 400 had been injured in the military operation in the area of ​​the Nuseirat refugee camp.

US confirms, 'civilians killed in hostage raid'

The United States confirms that “civilians were killed” in the Israeli operation to free the hostages in Gaza. This was stated by the American Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, underlining however that he could not specify the number nor confirm those provided by Hamas or Israel.