JERUSALEM (AP/VINnews) – The Israeli military said it rescued two hostages from captivity in the Gaza Strip early Monday.Join our WhatsApp group
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It identified the men as Fernando Simon Marman, 60, and Louis Har, 70. It said both men were kidnapped by Hamas militants from Kibbutz Nir Yizhak in the Oct. 7 cross-border attack that started the 4-month Israel-Hamas war.
The rescue took place in the southern border town of Rafah.
The army says both men are in good medical condition.
They are among the 136 hostages that Israel says remain in Hamas captivity.
The Shin Bet and Defense Forces in cooperation with the IDF, secretly arrived at the building in the heart of Rafah where the abductees were held on the second floor.
The forces broke into the building where the Hamas terrorists were and rescued the abductees safely