Ten women aged 17 to 84, including members of a Argentine familyare among the hostages released this Tuesday in Gaza by terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
With them the number of hostages releasedmore than a third of the around 240 kidnapped in Gaza by Palestinian militants in their attack on October 7.
Sixty women and children They were released since Friday, in exchange for 180 Palestinian prisonerswithin the framework of a truce agreement between Israel and Hamas.
They were also released on Friday, but apart from this agreement, 19 thaia Philippine and a Russian-Israeli. Five hostages had been freed in October.
Mia Leimberg (17 years old), her mother Gabriela and her aunt Clara
Mia Leimberg17 years old, was released this Tuesday with her mother Gabriela Leimberg59 years old, and his aunt Clara Marma, 62 years old. The teenager was carrying her dog Pretty in his arms in the images of his liberation.
Originating from JerusalemMia and Gabriela were visiting in Nir Yitzhak to Clara and her partner, Luis Haras well as Fernando Marman, brother of Clara and Gabriela. The two men remain kidnapped.
The family, which has Argentina Nationality According to the country’s press, he took refuge in the house’s bunker, trying to block the door with a chair, but to no avail.
Mia, who loves to sing, studies at the Jerusalem High School for the Arts.
Ofelia Roitman, 77 years old
On October 7, the family of Ofelia Roitman, 77, lost contact with her shortly before 10:00, crazy time, when she was in her bunker. That night, when Israeli Army soldiers searched her home, they found no signs of a struggle, suggesting she had been kidnapped.
Roitman, an Argentine national, emigrated to Israel in 1985 and lived in the kibbutz of Nir Oz since then. For twenty years it was primary school teacher.
Her husband, hospitalized after a fall, was absent at the time of the attack.
Ditza Heiman, 84 years old
Until now, the video of the kidnapping of Ditza Heiman84 years old, was the only life test to which his family clung along with the testimony of a neighbor, who witnessed his kidnapping.
This former social worker, who lived alone in Nir Oz, took refuge in the safe room of his house. Ditza is the great-grandmother of five children, who love her famous secret stew.
Tamar Metzger, 78 years old
Tamar Metzger, 78, was kidnapped from her home in Nir Oz with her husband Yoram, 80, who is still held in Loop.
“So far so good”, the grandfather had written to one of his granddaughters on October 7 at 08:50, before a long silence.
Tamar, an avid reader whose family is originally from Yemenis a mother of three children.
Ada Sagi, 75 years old
Ada Sagiwho lives alone in Nir Oz Since her husband died of cancer, she has been kidnapped in her bunker. Your son Noam Sagi, that lives in Londonbecame aware of his disappearance when he saw a video on the Internet of a stranger in his mother’s garden.
Ada, daughter of Polish survivors of the Holocausthe learned Arabic and then taught it to improve communication with his neighbors Palestinians.
Noralin Agojo, 60 years old
Noralin Agojo60 years old and originally from Philippineswas kidnapped in Nirimwhere he visited some friends with his partner Gideon Babaniwho died in attempt.
Before being captured, Noralin called her brother Exo to tell him that he might not see her again. This Israeli citizen lives in Yehudnearly Tel Avivwhere he likes to grow cacti and flowers.
Meirav Tal, 53 years old
Meirav Tal53, was released a day after her partner’s two children Yair YaakovYagil and Or.
The couple took refuge in the safe room of their home in Nir Ozbut the next day, his relatives saw in a video how the assailants entered by force with the help of grenades.
Rimon Kirsht, 36 years old
Rimon Kirsht (36 years old) and his partner Yagev Buchstab (34 years old), still captive, were kidnapped at their home in Nirimon October 7.
The young woman, terrified, sent a last voice message to her mother at 8:30, according to her partner’s aunt, in which the Screams of the assailants and shots.
Rimon Kirshtwho works in alternative medicine and loves animals, appeared in a video released by Hamas on October 30.