State Department Ups Number of Americans Killed in Israel to 30

State Department Ups Number of Americans Killed in Israel to 30

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The United States State Department has reported that 30 Americans have been killed in Israel since October 7, when Hamas militants launched a surprise offensive over the border amid a large-scale rocket attack campaign.

The number was revised from 29, which was reported on Saturday.

In a statement, a State Department spokesperson said that “The U.S. government is working around the clock to determine their whereabouts and is working with the Israeli government on every aspect of the hostage crisis, including sharing intelligence and deploying experts from across the United States government to advise the Israeli government on hostage recovery efforts.”

The State Department also reported that at least 13 Americans are also considered missing, but it remains unclear if any are amongst those taken hostage by Hamas and brought back over the border into Gaza.

Nationals from over two dozen other countries have been confirmed dead or missing from the initial Hamas offensive:

  • Thailand: 28 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • France: 17 killed, 15 missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Russia: 16 killed, 8 missing, per Embassy
  • Nepal: 10 killed, 2 missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Britain: At least 10 killed, several missing, per BBC
  • Argentina: 7 killed, 15 missing, per Embassy
  • Ukraine: 7 killed, 9 missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Canada: 5 killed, per CTV News
  • Portugal: At least 4 killed, per Embassy
  • Romania: 4 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • Philippines: 3 killed, 3 missing, per Embassy
  • China: 3 killed, 2 missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Brazil: 3 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • Belarus: 3 killed, 1 missing, per Embassy
  • Peru: 2 killed, one missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Austria: 1 dead, 2 missing, per Foreign Ministry
  • Ireland: 1 killed, per Prime Minister
  • Cambodia: 1 killed, per Prime Minister
  • Colombia: 1 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • Spain: 1 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • Switzerland: 1 killed, per Foreign Ministry
  • Turkey: 1 killed, per national media
  • Germany: Number of killed unknown, said to be “several” by German officials
  • Italy: 3 missing, per Foreign Minister
  • Sri Lanka: 2 missing, per Ambassador
  • Tanzania: 2 missing, per Ambassador
  • Mexico: 1 missing, per Foreign Minister
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