Israeli hostage Eden Zacharia, 27, killed by Hamas in captivity after being kidnapped from Supernova festival on Oct 7

Israeli hostage Eden Zacharia, 27, killed by Hamas in captivity after being kidnapped from Supernova festival on Oct 7

THE body of a Hamas hostage who was killed in captivity has been recovered from Gaza, the IDF has said.

Eden Zacharia, 28, was kidnapped from the Supernova music festival by the terror group on the horror October 7 bloodbath.

TwitterEden Zacharia was declared dead today after being taken hostage by Hamas[/caption]

The 28-year-old was kidnapped at the Supernova music festival on October 7

Israel Defense ForcesHer body was retrieved by the IDF in Gaza alongside IDF Warrant Officer Ziv Dado, 36[/caption]

She was leaving the desert rave with her boyfriend and friends when terrorists began shooting at their car, later taking her hostage, The Times of Israel reported.

“She said they were on their way home,” her mother said.

Amid that frantic phone call, Eden received a call from her dad.

When she returned to the line with her mother, she was shouting, “They’re shooting us, they’re really close!”

The 28-year-old’s death was confirmed today as IDF troops retrieved her body from Gaza.

Israeli troops also recovered the body of 36-year-old IDF Warrant Officer Ziv Dado.

Dado, a logistics supervisor in the Golani Brigade’s 51st Battalion, was killed during the October 7 bloodbath.

He had until recently been declared a “fallen soldier held by a terror group,” The Times of Israel reported.

Eden and Dado’s bodies were brought back to Israel and identified by medical and rabbinical authorities, with their families later notified.

In a statement, the IDF said: “The bodies of Eden Zakaria and CSM Ziv Dado, who were taken hostage by Hamas terrorists on Oct 7, have been recovered by our Special Forces.

” 27-year-old Eden was taken hostage from the Re’im music festival.

“36-year-old CSM Ziv served as a logistics supervisor in the Golani Brigade’s 51st Battalion.

“Locating the missing and bringing the hostages home is a national mission.

“We are working with all security agencies, intelligence and operational means to fulfil it.

“MSG (Res.) Gal Meir Eisenkot and MSG (Res.) Eyal Meir Berkowitz fell in battle during the operations that enabled the location of Eden and Ziv’s bodies.

“Additional soldiers were injured. We send our heartfelt condolences to the Eisenkot and Berkowitz families and will continue to support them.”

The recovery operation was carried out by the Military Intelligence Directorate’s Unit 504, and the 551st Brigade in Gaza.

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