The conditions and whereabouts of 20 or more missing Americans are unknown, according to the White House.
WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden spoke on Tuesday about the unprecedented terror assaults in Israel over the weekend, which horrified Israelis and the rest of the world.
President Biden said that at least 14 U.S. citizens were among those who died in the Hamas attack.
“We now know that American citizens are among those being held by Hamas,” Biden added. “I’ve directed my team to share intelligence and deploy additional experts from across the United States government to consult with and advise Israeli counterparts in hostage recovery efforts.”