Israel military says bodies of three hostages killed at music festival recovered


The bodies of three hostages have been recovered from Gaza, the IDF has confirmed.

Israel’s chief military spokesman Daniel Hagari said the remains were discovered in an overnight operation carried out by the military and Israeli intelligence agency Shin Bet.

He named the hostages as Itzhak Gelerenter, Amit Buskila, and Shani Louk, who he said were killed at the Nova music festival on 7 October, with their bodies then taken into Gaza.

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Footage of 22-year-old Shani Louk being paraded after being kidnapped by Hamas militants was widely circulated on social media following the attack.

The military did not give immediate details on where their bodies were found.

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