Bodies of Three Hostages Found

Stand for Israel  |  May 17, 2024

Israel hostages Shani Louk, Itzik Gelenter, and Amit Buskila
(Photo: private album)

It is with broken hearts that we share devastating news regarding three of the Israelis who were taken hostage on October 7th. Sharing this breaking news, Ynet News reports that Israel has found the bodies of three murdered Israelis in Gaza:

IDF Spokesperson Rear Admiral said Friday that the bodies of Shani Louk, Amit Buskila, and Itzik Gelenter were recovered from the Gaza Strip.

The bodies of the three Israelis abducted to Gaza on October 7 from the Nova Music Festival, were returned to Israel in a joint IDF and Shin Bet special operation.

“Amit, Itzik, and Shani were celebrating life at the Nova festival when they were forced to flee. They reached the Mefalsim road, where, according to verified and reliable information, they were brutally murdered by terrorists. Their bodies were then taken to the Gaza Strip,” Hagari stated.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed his condolences following the IDF spokesperson’s announcement: “Our hearts are broken over this immense loss. My wife Sara and I mourn with the families. Our hearts stand strong with them in this heavy moment of grief. We will bring back all of our abducted, the dead and the wounded alike. I commend our courageous forces who, in a determined operation, returned sons and daughters to their borders.”

Read full article here at Ynet News. May the memories of Amit, Itzik, and Shani be a blessing.