Israeli Raid Rescues 4 Hostages, 274 Palestinians Killed, Including Women and Children

In a recent Israeli raid, four hostages were rescued but resulted in the death of 274 Palestinians, including women and children. The raid, celebrated in Israel, highlighted the high human cost of such operations amidst an already prolonged conflict sparked by Hamas' October 7 attack.


PTI | Deiral-Balah | Updated: 09-06-2024 17:42 IST | Created: 09-06-2024 17:42 IST
Israeli Raid Rescues 4 Hostages, 274 Palestinians Killed, Including Women and Children

In a dramatic turn of events, at least 274 Palestinians were killed during an aggressive Israeli raid aimed at rescuing four hostages held by Hamas, Gaza's Health Ministry reported on Sunday. The high-stakes operation underscored the perilous nature of such missions deep inside the volatile region.

The Israeli military confirmed that its forces faced intense scrutiny and heavy fire during the complex daytime operation, emphasizing the risks involved. The deaths of many Palestinians, including women and children, revealed the immense human cost associated with these raids, even as Israel celebrated the mission's success because the hostages were returned alive.

The incident serves as a grim reminder of the ongoing toll of the eight-month-long war ignited by Hamas' assault on October 7. With hostages likely held in densely populated areas or within Hamas' intricate network of tunnels, rescue attempts continue to be fraught with danger.

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