Two Mexican citizens believed to have been taken hostage by Hamas: Mexico

Palestinians inspect a mosque destroyed in Israeli strikes in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, October 8, 2023. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

MEXICO CITY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – A Mexican woman and man are believed to have been taken hostage by the Hamas group in Gaza on Saturday, Mexico’s Foreign Minister Alicia Barcena announced on social media platform X on Sunday.

An unknown number of hostages were taken by Palestinian militant political group Hamas after it launched a surprise attack in Israel on Saturday.

Source: Reuters