Dozens of foreign nationals have been killed, injured or held hostage since attacks by the Hamas terror group against Israel.It has already killed more than 900 people on the Israeli side, including many Latin Americans and Spaniards.
Many of them took part in a rave party in the desert near the Gaza border, where at least 260 people died.
Below is the information released so far:
At least twelve Thais were killed, eight wounded and eleven abducted in Israeli territory, the Foreign Ministry said.
Nearly 30,000 Thais live in Israel, working mainly in agriculture.
Nepal said ten civilians were killed in the attack, according to the ambassador in Tel Aviv.
Four Nepalis have been hospitalized in Israel and a fifth citizen of the Asian country is missing, the embassy said.
A State Department spokesman indicated that the United States had confirmed the deaths of nine Americans and that many others were missing.
Michael Herzog, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, said on Sunday that he had heard that Americans were among the hostages, but had no further details.
Two Ukrainian women who had been living in Israel for a long time have died, the Kyiv Foreign Ministry said.
Two French people died in the attack, according to the foreign ministry, which has no word on 14 of its citizens, whose situation it considers “extremely disturbing”.
The Moscow embassy in Tel Aviv, cited by Russian agencies, said at least one Russian had died and four were missing.
Nathanael Young, 20, who served in the Israeli army, was killed in the attack, his family announced on Facebook on Sunday.
A 26-year-old British citizen is also missing, according to the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Cambodian Prime Minister Han Manet confirmed the death of the national student who was in Israel.
The Canadian government indicated on Sunday that it was trying to verify the death of one Canadian and the disappearance of two citizens.
Argentina’s foreign ministry confirmed four Argentines dead and five missing.
A spokesman for Argentina’s foreign ministry confirmed to AFP that one of the dead was identified as Rodolfo Fabian Skaryszewski, who lived in Moshav Ohad.
The Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that several German citizens with Israeli citizenship had been abducted.
Mexican Foreign Minister Alicia Barcena said two Mexican nationals were abducted in Israel.
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said two Israeli nationals have gone missing.
The Brazilian Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that “three Brazilians are missing” and one is “in hospital”.
There were two Spaniards “victims” of the Hamas attack, the foreign minister, Jose Manuel Albarez, announced on public television TVE, declining to give details about them, or to specify whether they had died, been kidnapped or disappeared.
Paraguay’s foreign ministry announced on Sunday that two Paraguayan nationals living in Israel have gone missing.
Asuncion’s La Nación newspaper posted on its website Sunday that “Paraguayan David Schwartzman and his wife died in an attack on Israel.”
The Israeli ambassador in Colombia has indicated that two citizens are missing after being abducted.
The Foreign Ministry said it had received “certain requests for assistance in locating the two companions at the time of events at a festival near the border between Gaza and Israel.”
Tanzania’s ambassador to Israel, Alex Kallua, told AFP that two of his country’s citizens were missing.
Panamanian citizen Danielis Denis Chaz Bautista was among those who “disappeared after the Palestinian group Hamas infiltrated Israel,” according to the Panamanian government.
A 22-year-old Irish woman with Israeli citizenship is missing.
(With information from AFP)
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