Israel – Terrorist attacks in Israel – French nationals who have died, are missing or are being held hostage (19 October 2023)


France mourns the tragic deaths of additional French nationals, which brings to 28 the toll of French victims of the terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas against Israel.

We extend our condolences to their loved ones and are in contact with the families and the Israeli authorities to lend them our full support in this ordeal.

Seven compatriots are still missing. It has now been confirmed that some of them are hostages of Hamas. As President Macron reiterated, we are doing everything we can to obtain their release.

We are in constant touch with all the families of our nationals who are missing or being held hostage.