The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) has announced the discovery of the body of Yehudit Weiss, an Israeli hostage who was abducted by the terrorist organization Hamas in October. The body was found in a building near Al Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip, which is used by Hamas as a base of operations. According to official statements, the IDF retrieved the body from the structure and transferred it to Israeli territory for further examination.
The family of Yehudit Weiss has been notified of the news. She was a mother of five children and was abducted from her home in Be’era on October 7th. Her husband, Shmulik Weiss, was found in the safe room of their home shortly after the raid by militants. The Times of Israel reports that Weiss’ cause of death is still unknown at this time.