World

Two Israeli hostages killed in Israeli strikes, Hamas says

Feb 12, 2024

Gaza [Palestine], February 12: Israeli strikes on the Gaza strip over the past 96 hours have killed two Israeli hostages and seriously injured eight others, Hamas' armed wing, the Al Qassam Brigades, said on Sunday over the group's Telegram channel.
"Their conditions are becoming more dangerous in light of the inability to provide them with appropriate treatment. (Israel) bears full responsibility for the lives of those injured in light of their continued bombing," the statement said, regarding the remaining hostages.
Hamas militants killed 1,200 people in southern Israel and abducted at least 250 in their unprovoked Oct. 7 incursion, according to Israeli tallies. Israel has responded with a military assault on the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 28,000 Palestinians, according to the Hamas-run health ministry.
During a week-long truce in late November, Hamas freed more than 100 Israeli and foreign hostages in exchange for Israel releasing about 240 Palestinian prisoners.
Israel's chief military spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari said on Tuesday that 31 of the remaining hostages held by Hamas in Gaza were dead.
"We have informed 31 families that their captured loved ones are no longer among the living and that we have pronounced them dead," he told a regular media briefing.
Israel has said 136 hostages are still being held in Gaza.
The Palestinian Prisoners Club, which documents and cares for all Palestinian detainees, stated on Sunday that the number of Palestinians who have been arrested since Oct. 7 had reached 6,950 people.
Source: Fijian Broadcasting Corporation

More news

"Transforming Broken tile into Style", Somany Ceramics collaborates with College of Architecture Trivandrum on National Tiles Day

Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], February 23: Somany Ceramics Ltd., a leading name in the tile industry, on National Tiles Day 23rd February 2024, collaborated with the students of College of Architecture Trivandrum to spotlight the artistic potential inherent in waste tiles and to promote sustainability in design. "Transforming broken tile into Style", showcase the creative potential of broken tiles by repurposing them into stunning mosaics. It promotes the mindset of sustainability in design and aims at waste reduction. Over 20 skilled architecture students utilized their creativity and expertise to repurpose waste tiles into a stunning piece of art measuring approximately 8 by 10 feet in height, which was installed within the College campus.

Feb 23, 2024