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    Hamas has killed two Polish citizens

    Two of four dead hostages abducted by Hamas are Polish citizens, the Foreign Ministry wrote on social media.

    On Monday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed the deaths of four more Israeli hostages in Hamas captivity.

    “We are deeply saddened by the death of another four hostages abducted by Hamas. Among them were two citizens of the Republic of Poland,” reported the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday.

    “Our hearts join with the bereaved families,” reads the post on the X platform.

    The ministry also stressed that “Poland reiterates its call for a ceasefire in Gaza and the immediate release of the hostages.”

    According to the Times of Israel website, the dead hostages were 79-year-old Chaim Peri, 84-year-old Amiram Cooper, 80-year-old Joram Metzger and 51-year-old Nadav Popplewell. The IDF did not specify the circumstances of their deaths, citing an ongoing investigation.

    So far, the IDF has confirmed the deaths of 41 hostages out of 120 that Hamas has not released. On October 7, the Palestinian group abducted 251 people.

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