The Israeli president Isaac Herzog revealed this Monday how cruelly she was murdered Shani Loukthe young Israeli-German kidnapped after the massacre that the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas took place during an electronic music festival on October 7.
“I am very sorry to report that we have received news that Shani Nicole Louk has been confirmed murdered and dead. They have found his skull”said Herzog.
“This means that these barbaric and sadistic animals they just cut off his head while attacking, torturing and killing Israelis. “It is a great tragedy and I extend my deepest condolences to his family,” said the president.
louk23, was one of dozens of people kidnapped by Hamas during a deadly assault on Israeli military and civilian communities in which 1,400 people, mostly civilians, died.
Videos circulating at the time showed a half-naked woman lying face down, apparently unconscious, in the back of a van in Gaza filled with armed men. Around her: a mob applauded her kidnapping, spit in her hair and hit her.
Only now has Louk’s body been identified, Herzog said. The identification of 40 more bodies is still pending because the people were brutally mistreated, burned or dismembered.
“What we saw on the border between Gaza and Israel goes far beyond a pogrom. We saw a slaughterhouse”said Herzog. “We saw the blood running through the streets. “We have seen the most horrible tragedies imaginable.”
Hamas has not commented on Louk’s fate.
The young woman’s mother, Ricarda Louk, stated on Monday that her daughter’s body has not been found, but that a splinter of a skull bone was located and was subjected to a DNA test.
The circumstances of his death were not immediately clear. Her family initially thought she was alive but injured when she was kidnapped at the music festival, but now believe she was murdered the same day, possibly from a gunshot wound. head shotsaid the German network RTL/ntv.
“At least he didn’t suffer”declared his mother to RTL/ntv.
News in development…