The IDF Special Forces’ operation in the Gaza Strip aimed at rescuing hostages held by Hamas ended unsuccessfully, with the team encountering heavy resistance and failing to find any hostages. Two Israeli soldiers were severely wounded during the raid on a Hamas compound believed to be linked to the kidnapping. Contrary to Hamas’ claims, the IDF confirmed that the hostages, including Sahar Baruch, were murdered by terrorists, not during the raid.
1. Failed IDF operation in Gaza Strip aimed at rescuing hostages from Hamas.
2. Heavy resistance encountered; no hostages found and two Israeli soldiers severely wounded.
3. Hamas claimed hostages killed during the raid, but IDF confirmed they were murdered by terrorists.
4. The operation targeted a Hamas compound linked to the kidnapping of Sahar Baruch and others.