The Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas warned on Sunday that none of the hostages kidnapped during the attack on Israel on October 7th and still held on the Strip Link will leave the territory “alive”No negotiation.
“Neither the fascist enemy and its arrogant leadership, nor its supporters, will be able to recover their prisoners alive without exchange and negotiation, and without satisfying the demands of the resistance.” he declared Abu Obeidaspokesman for the armed wing of the Hamason TV.
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In late November, a week-long truce agreement allowed 105 hostages to be held in Linkincluding 80 Israelis, were released in exchange for 240 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.
Israel indicated on Saturday that 137 hostages remained in Palestinian territory.
Qatarmain mediator between the two parties, assured on Sunday that efforts for a new ceasefire and more hostage releases “Continue”, but warned that continued Israeli bombings are “reducing” the chances of this being achieved.
Obeida declared that the group will continue to fight against Israeli forces.
“We have no choice but to fight this barbaric occupier in every neighborhood, street and alley” he claimed.
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“The enemy’s holocaust aims to break the strength of our resistance (…) but we are fighting a sacred battle in our land” he added.
He October 7thHamas carried out a bloody attack in southern Israel that killed 1,200 people, most of them civilians, and kidnapped 240 others, according to Israeli authorities.
In response, Israel launched an air, sea and land offensive against the Palestinian movement, leaving at least 17,700 dead in the region. Gaza stripmainly women and minors, according to the Hamas Ministry of Health.
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