as its ground operation pushed deeper into the north of the enclave and rescued a soldier who had been taken captive.
NBC News’ Richard Engel, Raf Sanchez, Kelly Cobiella, Josh Lederman, Matt Bradley, Ellison Barber, Meagan Fitzgerald, Jay Gray, Hala Gorani, Chantal Da Silva and Alexander Smith are reporting from the region.Police officers inspect cars that were damaged during the Hamas attack on the southern border of Israel, at a location in Netivot today.
Megidish was kidnapped by Hamas militants as they swept through southern Israel on Oct. 7, Israeli officials said. The exact details of her rescue have yet to be released. The Palestinian Red Crescent said today that there has been no fuel among the 144 trucks delivering supplies since the Rafah crossing was opened to humanitarian aid.ISRAEL/GAZA BORDER — The Trupanov family came to Israel 25 years ago, but every member has either been killed or is being held hostage by Hamas, a longtime friend of the family told NBC News. headtopics.com
As Gaza faces relentless bombing, Alon worries for their safety.”This is the reason why we want her back now. Not tomorrow, not next week, not in a few days,” she said.”If they’re not coming back, there is no more Trupanov family.”ISRAEL/GAZA BORDER — A total of four bases where U.S. troops are stationed in the Middle East were attacked yesterday, according to a senior U.S. military official.
He added that thousands of Lebanese have left the southern part of the country in the recent week, “on their own initiative, fearing that Hezbollah will bring war on them.”Hadas Kalderon, whose children have been taken hostage, and her mother and niece killed, breaks down in tears while looking through the burned-out home of her mother, Rina Sutzkever, in the Nir Oz kibbutz, Israel, yesterday. headtopics.com