THE heartbroken brother of Shani Louk said he is relieved to hear his “pure angel” sister is dead after she was kidnapped by Hamas monsters.
The tattoo artist, 22, whose naked body was paraded and spat on by the sick terrorists, was confirmed dead on Monday after a fragment of her skull was found.
SkynewsAtim Louk has spoken about the tragedy of his sister’s death[/caption]
Shani Louk’s family now believe she was killed on October 7 after Hamas stormed the Supernova festivalshanukkk/Instagram
Amit will remember his sister as someone who is full of joy and loved to danceSkynews
The young German-Israeli woman had been heard from since she was snatched by Hamas gunmen during the Supernova festival bloodbath on October 7.
Her terrified family had been desperately holding onto hope for the last three weeks that Shani was alive and would one day be returned to them.
On Monday, the last of that hope was extinguished as Israel found remains at the site of the festival that belonged to their peace-loving daughter.
Speaking to Sky News, Shani’s brother Amit described the relief he felt finally knowing what had happened to her.
“In so many ways, I feel to know this, to know she’s not suffering anymore.”
Amit said that he knows exactly how he will remember his sister – full of love and joy.
“She loved music. She loved tattoos. She was an artistic person by nature… In the way she was talking and the way she was moving. In the way she danced.”
“There was no dark side, only pure angel,” he said.
Together with his family, they are mourning the fact they cannot bury their beloved Shani as “there are not enough fragments”.
This week, Israel’s foreign ministry confirmed that a DNA sample taken from part of a skull bone belonged to Shani, however the rest of her body is missing.
The ministry said they were “devastated” to discover that her body had been found and identified.
“Shani who was kidnapped from a music festival and tortured and paraded around Gaza by Hamas terrorists, experienced unfathomable horrors.
“May her memory be a blessing.”
The exact circumstances around the tattoo artist’s death still remain unclear.
The grim discovery of her skull fragment led Israeli president Isaac Herzog to claim she had been mutilated and beheaded before her death.
“This means that these barbaric, sadistic animals simply chopped off her head as they attacked, tortured and killed Israelis.
“It is a great tragedy and I extend my deepest condolences to her family,” he told Bild.
However, Shani’s grief-stricken father Nissim Louk rejects this claim and believes she was shot in the head.
Mr Louk said that his daughter had been enjoying herself “until the last moment”.
“Until about 6.45pm, Shani was still dancing, cheering, and going wild at the party and was surrounded by all her best friends — and they had fun all night,” he told Israeli news outlet, N12.
“She was killed on the spot and not only did she not suffer, 10 minutes earlier she was still enjoying herself.”
He claimed that his daughter had tried to escape the massacre with friends in their car but that they were met by armed Hamas terrorists who opened fire.
The last time Shani’s family heard from her was a brief and panicked phone call as the gunmen descended on the dance festival.
“She said we’re leaving right now, don’t worry,” Amit told Sky News, adding that he too believes she was shot in the head soon after.
Shani’s mother, Ricarda, previously revealed that her brave daughter’s last messages were to tell her friends to “run”.
The anti-war, tattoo artist. who reportedly shunned Israel’s mandatory military service, was kidnapped from the festival during the start of Hamas’s surprise attack on southern Israel.
The trance party – designed as a celebration of “peace and love” – turned into a mass slaughter, etched forever in the minds of Israelis.
As Hamas retreated back into Gaza taking young hostages, 260 bodies of the innocent ravers were found among the desert plains.
In the hours that followed the massacre, Shani’s family had recognised her lifeless, half-naked body in horrifying footage that shocked the world.
It showed gun-toting Hamas terrorists spitting on her in a pickup truck as she lay face down, making it unclear if she was alive or not.
At the time, mum-of-four Ricarda said “The video looks very bad but I still have hope. I hope she’s still alive somewhere.
“We don’t have anything else to hope for. We’re trying to believe,” she told CNN.
Shani’s family heard nothing for three days until they got word that the 22-year-old was allegedly in “critical condition” and being treated in a Gaza hospital.
The Louks now believe this was untrue and that Shani had been killed the day of Hamas’s assault on Israel.
In the days after Shani vanished, The Sun revealed chilling texts were sent from the phone of her missing boyfriend Orión Hernández Radoux, 30.
Harrowing messages written in Arabic were sent from the Mexican dad’s phone that say: “I spit on you” and “God damn you”.
His family have pleaded for answers over his disappearance and fear that he too was abducted and is being held by Hamas.
Over 1,400 Israelis were murdered by Hamas terrorists as they poured over the border and unleashed hell onto Israeli border towns, villages and the music festival on October 7.
In retaliation, Israel declared war on Hamas and has been pounding the Gaza Strip for weeks on end with air strikes and artillery.
Last night, the IDF confirmed it attacked a refugee camp and said it was in order to eliminate a Hamas “terrorist stronghold”.
Footage in the aftermath of the blast showed an entire neighbourhood reduced to rubble and giant sinkholes splitting the streets.
Meanwhile, Israel said its forces have killed “dozens” of Hamas fighters after storming Gaza’s sprawling tunnel network and attacking underground compounds.
The IDF claimed to have made “significant progress” in their ground offensive as they continued advancing deeper into the besieged enclave.
Israel claims to have hit 11,000 terror targets since their aerial bombardment of Gaza began.
The Hamas-run Gaza health ministry claims more than 8,500 people – including more than 3,250 children – have been killed during Israel’s retaliatory bombing.
On Monday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted Hamas “barbarians” who are looking to “destroy all that we cherish and usher in a world of fear and darkness”.
Netanyahu declared that Israel will not agree to a ceasefire or “surrender to terrorism” just as the US would not after Pearl Harbour or 9/11.
As the conflict rages into its 26th day, fears are growing that the Israel-Hamas conflict is close to spiralling into an all-out war across the Middle East.
ReutersNissim and Ricarda Louk are waiting to bury her body that they believe is in Gaza[/caption]
Shani’s last messages were to tell her friends to ‘run’shanukkk/Instagram
Shani’s lifeless body was paraded around in Gaza in horrifying videos shared online
shanukkk/InstagramA fragment of the young tattoo artist’s skull was found on Monday[/caption]
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