At Least Three Americans Killed in attacks in Israel, Dozens of Americans Taken Hostage

At Least Three Americans Killed in attacks in Israel, Dozens of Americans Taken Hostage. This horror is Biden’s doing

This horror is Biden’s doing. This illegitimate administration will sell them down the river if Iran commands.

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand said Sunday that 11 of its nationals had been abducted during the fighting in southern Israel and brought to Gaza. Meanwhile, Nepal’s ambassador in Israel confirmed that 17 Nepalese agriculture students were caught up in the fighting, and 11 of them sustained injuries.

In addition to the hostages, two Thai nationals died in the violence, Thailand’s prime minister said Sunday. He did not share further details, but said Thailand’s foreign ministry was working to evacuate its nationals from the country.

Earlier, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Manet confirmed the death of a Cambodian student who was in the country when the violence erupted.

At least three Americans killed in attacks in Israel near Gaza border, according to memo

By:CNN, October 8, 2023:

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At least three Americans have been killed in the attacks in Israel close to the Gaza border, according to an internal US government memo reviewed by CNN.

Earlier Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US was “working overtime” to verify reports of missing and dead Americans after Hamas launched an unprecedented attack against Israel.

“We have reports that several Americans were killed. We’re working overtime to verify that. At the same time, there are reports of missing Americans and there again, we’re working to verify those reports,” Blinken told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.”

The internal memo says the State Department is aware of three US citizens killed in the Gaza periphery. It is also aware of additional Americans who have not been accounted for.

CNN has reached out to the State Department for comment.

Israeli Minister of Strategic Affairs Ron Dermer told Bash Sunday that Americans are among the “scores” of hostages being held in Gaza.

The US Embassy in Jerusalem, meanwhile, updated its contingency planning “for any potential evacuation by land or air,” according to the memo. On Saturday, the embassy issued a “shelter in place” order for its personnel.

The large-scale surprise attack by Gaza militants Saturday has left hundreds of Israelis dead, prompting vows of retribution from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a lethal volley of retaliatory Israeli airstrikes.

It’s unclear what Israel’s full response will look like. An Israeli military spokesperson hinted that Israel may try to take full control of Gaza for the first time since 2005, and more than 20 communities near Gaza are being evacuated…..