Israel had said on October 15 that 126 hostages were being held captive, AzVision.az reports citing to DW.
Daniel Hagari, an Israeli military spokesman, said on October 16 that the families of hostages have been notified. The hostages were taken after Hamas carried out terror attacks on Israel on October 7.
"The efforts on the hostages are a top national priority," Hagari said. "The army and Israel are working around the clock to bring them back."