Netanyahu Welcomes 2 Hostages Home, Rescued in Daring Raid in Rafah

Posted on AllSides February 12th, 2024
From The Right
Middle East, Israel, Israel Hamas Violence, Hostages, Hamas

Israel security forces rescued two Hamas-held hostages, Fernando Marman (61) and Louis Har (70), both dual citizens of Israel and Argentina, in a daring nighttime raid Monday in Rafah near the Egyptian border.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the work of the Shin Bet and the Israel Defense forces, and in the face of world criticism, said only "military pressure" would free the rest of the captives.

The raid raised hopes in Israel that even more hostages could be freed.

In a statement, the prime minister said, "Fernando and Louis – welcome home. I salute...

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