| 13 July 2024, Saturday |

Red Cross in contact with both Hamas and Israel on well-being of hostages

A senior official stated that the International Committee of the Red Cross is actively communicating with both Hamas and Israeli authorities regarding hostages who were seized by Hamas militants during a deadly incursion.
“We are now in contact with Hamas and Israeli officials as part of efforts on this issue,” said Fabrizio Carboni, ICRC regional director, who called for their immediate release.
“As a neutral intermediary we stand ready to conduct humanitarian visits; facilitate communication between hostages and family members; and to facilitate any eventual release,” he added.

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