NOT GOOD: Two Israeli hostages found dead in hospital compound

Two Israeli hostages have now been found dead near the al-Shifa hospital since IDF soldiers raided the hospital complex this week.

One of the dead was a 19-year-old IDF soldier and the other was a 65-year-old woman. Both were killed by Hamas.

Here’s more from AOL:

The body of a second Israeli hostage found near the Al-Shifa hospital has been recovered, Israel has said, as Benjamin Netanyahu claimed to have intelligence that captives were held at the facility.

Corporal Noa Marciano was abducted by Hamas militants when they overran her IDF base during the Oct 7 massacre.

The 19-year-old’s death was announced earlier this week, with Hamas claiming she had been killed in an Israeli bombardment.

Troops have also located the body of Yehudit Weiss in a building near Al-Shifa’s medical centre compound, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

The IDF said troops from its 7th Armoured Brigade’s 603rd Battalion found her remains near military equipment such as assault rifles and RPGs belonging to Hamas.

An IDF spokesman said on Friday: “The body of IDF soldier Corporal Noa Marciano, who was abducted by the Hamas terrorist organisation, was extracted by IDF troops from a structure adjacent to the Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip and was transferred to Israeli territory.

“Following an identification process that was conducted by military medical and rabbinate personnel, yesterday (Thursday), IDF representatives informed her family that her body was extracted and returned to Israeli territory.

“The IDF sends its heartfelt condolences to the family and will continue to support them.”

Netanyahu said in an interview that one of the reasons they raided the hospital complex was intelligence about the hostages. But he wouldn’t say any more about the intelligence. If these two are dead then it doesn’t bode well for the remaining hostages at this point.

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