Four Israeli hostages rescued from Gaza after 245 days in captivity

June 14, 2024

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Up NextFour Israeli hostages kidnapped from the Nova music festival on October 7 have been rescued after 245 days in Hamas captivity, according to the IDF. Outside of prisoner exchanges, it is the largest liberation of Israeli hostages since the war in Gaza began last October. The IDF spokesperson said: ‘We will not lose sight that 120 hostages are still being held by Hamas in Gaza – men, women, children. Now, 245 days after the student was kidnapped, new footage shows her smiling as she hugs and kisses her father after she was rescued. He remains in Hamas captivity in Gaza, along with roughly 120 other hostages taken on October 7.