In an announcement launched on Telegram, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigade mentioned its fighters noticed a particular forces unit finishing up a rescue try and attacked them, killing and wounding a number of troopers. The location of the incident was not specified.
According to the assertion of the terrorist group, throughout the hostage rescue try the 25-year-old Israeli soldier Saar Baruch, who was held as a hostage, died.
However, the record of abductees revealed by Israel doesn’t embody a soldier with this title, solely a 24-year-old college pupil who was kidnapped from his house on October 7.
The Israeli military has not but commented on the matter.
Cover picture: Israeli troopers examine a kibbutz hit by a rocket on October 14. Cover picture illustration, supply: Amir Levy/Getty Images