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State Department: 29 US Citizens Dead, 15 Missing After Hamas Attack

Saturday, 14 October 2023 05:16 PM EDT

Twenty-nine citizens of the United States have perished in Hamas attacks in Israel, a U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed Saturday.

Previously 27 had been confirmed dead amid the violence.

The spokesperson said that the U.S. was aware of 15 citizens and one lawful permanent resident who were unaccounted for, and was "working around the clock" to determine their whereabouts.

The U.S. was working with the Israeli government on every aspect of the hostage crisis, including sharing intelligence, the spokesperson said.

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Twenty-nine citizens of the United States have perished in Hamas attacks in Israel, a U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed Saturday.
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