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Two elderly hostages freed by Hamas, but families ache for others held

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Two elderly hostages freed by Hamas, but families ache for others held
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Some of the first images of freed hostage Yocheved Lifshitz show the frail 85-year-old grandmother walking to a waiting ambulance, more than two weeks after she was snatched by Hamas militants from her home in kibbutz Nir Oz.

Hamas released Lifshitz and her neighbor and friend Nurit Cooper, 79, on Monday, and later they were reunited with family members who rushed to their bedside at Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv.

“She’s talking, she can walk, she can hug her grandchildren … It is incredible that we see her,” said Lifshitz’s grandson Daniel, who heard of her release while staying at a hotel in Eilat with other evacuees from Nir Oz.

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