Israeli troopers have recovered the our bodies of Noya Dan, a 12 year-old Harry Potter fan, and her grandmother, Carmela Dan, after they have been kidnapped and held hostage in Gaza by Palestinian terrorists.
“We’re devastated to announce that Noya and her grandmother Carmela’s our bodies have been found yesterday. Thanks to all of you who shared her story to assist us convey her residence,” the Israeli authorities said on its official X (previously Twitter) account on Thursday.
The Israeli Haaretz newspaper reported that Noya Dan’s household had been notified of her loss of life, alongside along with her grandmother, after that they had been among the many round 200 Israelis believed to be held hostage in Gaza after the Oct. 7 terrorist assaults in southern Israel.
Noya Dan and 4 different members of the family are reported to have been kidnapped from Kibbutz Nir Oz in southern Israel after the settlement was overrun by Hamas terrorists as a part of a cross-border strike from Gaza. The 12-year-old, who has autism, had been visiting her grandmother who lived on the settlement close to Israel’s border with Gaza.
On Oct. 15, the Israeli authorities via its social media account appealed to J.Okay. Rowling to “assist us get her story out?” The submit shared a photograph of Noya Dan wearing a Harry Potter-like costume and clutching a Hebrew model of a Harry Potter e book.
“This stunning 12 yr previous woman with autism was kidnapped from her residence by Hamas terrorists and was taken to Gaza. Noya, is delicate, variety, humorous and a large Harry Potter fan,” the submit added. Rowling did launch her own X post condemning the taking of hostages and calling for his or her secure return to their households.
“Kidnapping kids is despicable and wholly unjustifiable. For apparent causes, this image has hit residence with me. Might Noya and all hostages taken by Hamas be returned quickly, safely, to their households,” the Harry Potter franchise creator wrote.
However on Thursday, the Israeli authorities returned to its X account to substantiate the deaths of Noya Dan and her grandmother after the Oct. 7 terrorist assaults in southern Israel.