Nine Americans killed in Hamas attacks on Israel.
Israeli soldiers wounded in fighting in the south arrive at the Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem on October 7, 2023. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

The Ministry of Health has notified that 2,506 people are hospitalized due to injuries suffered.

The United States  and its search for citizens missing in conflict

State Department spokesman  Matthew  Miller stated: “At this time, we can confirm the deaths of nine American citizens.”

“We can confirm that there are missing American citizens, and we are working with our Israeli partners to determine their whereabouts.”

Hamas attacks kill 800 in  Israel.

The Hamas terrorist group has killed more than 800 in Israel. The  Ministry of Health has reported that 2,506 people are hospitalized due to injuries sustained.

Of these patients, 23 are in critical condition, while 353 have serious injuries. Rocket attacks affected  Ashdod and  Ashkelon, leaving multiple people injured.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service has been treating the victims, including an elderly man in serious condition.

Hamas announces death of Israeli hostages.

The spokesman for the  Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades of  Hamas,  Abu Obeida, reported through his Telegram channel that four Israeli hostages died as a result of the bombings in the  Gaza Strip.

“The bombings tonight and today in the Gaza Strip led to the death of four prisoners and the sacrifice of their captors, the Qassam Mujahideen,” said  Abu Obeida.

Call for unity from the president of Israel.

Israeli President  Isaac Herzog visited the  Soroka Hospital in Beersheba and highlighted the nation’s resilience and bravery. “What I have observed here exemplifies Israeli strength and courage,” he noted.

In a public speech,  Herzog  said: “Israelis demonstrate fundamental values ​​of solidarity, mission and social cohesion.” In turn, he sent a strong message to  Hamas: “They will not succeed in undermining our security. They will not defeat us. “Your strategy will not succeed.”