Vivian Silver, a Canadian Israeli peace activist whose family said they believed was taken hostage from her home in southern Israel when Hamas-led militants carried out a surprise assault on Oct. 7, was killed in the initial attacks, her family confirms. The Israeli government says militants killed about 1,200 people, including civilians and soldiers, in raids and rocket attacks on Israeli communities on Oct. 7. The Hamas-run Health Ministry in Gaza reports that more than 11,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli bombardments and ground assaults in the weeks since. WATCH | Vivian Silver was a well-known peace activist:Début du widget Widget. Fin du widget Widget.
Source: CBC News November 14, 2023 21:10 UTC