18 Dec Israel: Israeli Streets Erupt in Protests Following the Tragic Death of Hamas Hostages
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
In Tel Aviv, citizens took to the streets to express their outrage over the tragic death of three Israeli hostages in Gaza, mistakenly killed by the Israeli military during an offensive in Shejaiya. Yotam Haim, Samer Talalka, and Alon Shamriz were misidentified as a threat, prompting calls from demonstrators for the government to negotiate the release of other individuals held by Hamas.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the incident as an “unbearable tragedy,” acknowledging the mistake made by the IDF. Despite the protests, the Israeli offensive in Gaza persists, with reports of ongoing clashes in various regions.
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