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The households of the 4 rescued hostages have thanked the safety forces for releasing their family members in a posh particular daytime operation in central Gaza.

Those rescued have been Noah Argamani, 25, Almog Meir Jan, 21, Andrey Kozlov, 27, and Shlomi Ziv,

Yaakov Argamani, Ms Argamani’s father, thanked the IDF and, talking concerning the different hostages, stated: “We must do everything, and as soon as possible to bring them home.” “Today is my birthday, and what a present I received,” he added.

Jennifer Master, Mr Kozlov’s associate, thanked the military, whereas his aunt Anna stated: “There’s a lot of happiness today, a lot of tears.”

Mr Jan’s mom Orit stated: “Almog asked to say: ‘We have a strong nation, thanks very much. I support the soldiers, I hope all the hostages come home safely’.”

Israel believes that 116 of the roughly 250 hostages kidnapped by militants are left within the Palestinian enclave, no less than 40 of whom have been declared lifeless in absentia by authorities.

The households additionally expressed their condolences over the dying of counter-terrorism officer Arnon Zamora, 36, who died resulting from accidents sustained throughout the mission.