June 14, 2024


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Israel-Hamas war: Jonatan Samerano, abducted from audio fest, died in Hamas custody

Jonathan Samerano, a 21-year-aged who was taken hostage after the Palestinian terrorists released assault on Oct 7 has died in Hamas captivity, his loved ones was notified, Israeli media noted on Monday (Dec 4). 

The 21-12 months-aged from Tel Aviv was at the Supernova music competition in southern Israel’s kibbutz Re’im when Hamas fighters attacked.

In accordance to Israeli officers, hundreds were being killed at the desert pageant which was mentioned to be 1 of the very first places attacked by the Hamas terrorists on Oct 7. 

About Samerano’s death

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) educated the 21-12 months-old’s spouse and children of his dying in Hamas’ captivity on Monday, noted the Israeli media. 

He was reportedly kidnapped on Oct 7 after he had escaped the pageant in the direction of Kibbutz Be’eri right before currently being shot and taken into Gaza.

According to Israeli media reports, he and his good friend Maor Gratzyani allegedly sought rescue. Gratzyani’s entire body was identified in the vicinity various days just after the massacre. 

Samerano, a DJ, was at the pageant with his mates carrying a black tank best, green pants and a eco-friendly hat. His household says he was normally the everyday living of any get together and experienced not been read from considering that 7:00 am (community time) that morning. 

His dad and mom had been before explained to to believe he is in Gaza in Hamas captivity. Samerano is survived by his mom and dad, Kobi and Ayelet, and his brother Yair. 

“Jonathan was a magical kid, surrounded by pals, a DJ who only needed to make tunes, grow, be pleased and vacation. He had so several goals,” stated associates of his spouse and children, as quoted by Israeli newspaper, Haaretz. 

His funeral will be held on Monday night in Tel Aviv, documented Jerusalem Write-up.

Supernova music competition massacre

According to Israeli officers, some 350 individuals ended up killed just after Hamas attacked the music festival and numerous attendees were amongst those people kidnapped on October 7. At least 1,200 Israelis have been reportedly killed by Hamas terrorists. 

Last month, Israel’s Channel 12 acquired the very first Israeli police report into the attack which mentioned that the Hamas terrorists experienced initially intended to attack nearby kibbutz Re’im as nicely as other villages around the Gaza border and found out about the songs festival with drones and from the air as they parachuted into Israel. 

(With inputs from businesses)

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