Israeli army has confirmed the death of one of its female soldiers, Noa Marciano, who was held captive in Gaza by Palestinian militant group Hamas.
Recall that on Monday, Hamas’s military wing shared a video of Marciano identifying herself and calling on Israel to stop its bombing campaign, alongside a picture of her apparently dead.
A spokesman for Hamas’s military wing, Abu Obeida, says Marciano was killed in an Israeli strike.
The Israeli army Israeli army confirmed Marciano’s death while describing her as a fallen IDF soldier abducted by a terror organization, however the army did not say how she was killed.
Marciano’s death brings the number of Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza since the start of the war to 47.
Israel has continued to bombard the Gaza Strip since Hamas fighters carried out an October 7 attack on southern Israeli communities.