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Asaf Hamami

Gender: Male

Age when taken: 40 

Citizenship: Israel

Occupation: IDF Colonel, Commander in the Southern Brigade

Hostage status: Still Captive, Confirmed Deceased

More about Asaf:

  • Commander of the southern division in Gaza, which is considered the most difficult and challenging

  • Survived by his wife Sapir and their three children 

  • Death confirmed on his birthday, December 2nd

  • Described as funny and witty, always wanting to be first 

  • Served in the IDF for 22 years

  • Was fighting alongside Tomer Yaakov Achimas and Kiril Brodski 

  • In 2010 he received the Distinguished Service Medal from then-IDF chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi 

Date Last Updated: April 1st, 2024

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