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Missing Israeli woman’s dad heard gunfire before phone went dead

The father of a missing Israeli woman heard gunshots erupt while on the phone with his terrified daughter, before the line went dead, the woman’s mom told The Post.

“She said, ‘They’re shooting. They’re shooting on us! They’re getting closer. Take care of the dog,’ and then the phone got cut off,” Orin Gatz said in a phone interview from Israel.

Her daughter, Eden Zecharya, 28, has not been seen since leaving the Tribe of Nova music festival in the Negev Desert with her boyfriend and friend.

“I can’t believe that I am praying that she is kidnapped by the worst terror organization in the world and not killed,” the 48-year-old anguished mom said in Hebrew, speaking through a translator.

Zecharya — a 28-year-old media studies student — left the festival shortly before Hamas fighters stormed the rave Saturday, killing at least 260 attendees and kidnapping dozens of revelers.

“She left the party because she wanted to go home,” Gatz said.

Several minutes later, her daughter called from a car, telling her she was heading home, as sirens blared in the area.

“She said, ‘Yes, everything is ok. I’m on my way home and I’m coming back home, I’m fine. Wait one second, daddy is on the other line,” Gatz recalled.

But she didn’t make it far.

Hamas terrorists opened fire on the car, wounding her boyfriend, Ofek Kimhi, and friend.

2005: Israel unilaterally withdraws from the Gaza Strip over three decades after winning the territory from Egypt in the Six-Day War.

2006: Terrorist group Hamas wins a Palestinian legislative election.

2007: Hamas seizes control of Gaza in a civil war.

2006: Terrorist group Hamas wins a Palestinian legislative election.

2008: Israel launches military offensive against Gaza after Palestinian terrorists fired rockets into the town of Sderot.

2023: Hamas launches the biggest attack on Israel in 50 years.

Over 1,200 Israelis are dead, more than 3,000 are wounded and at least 100 were taken hostage, with the death toll expected to rise after Hamas terrorists fired thousands of rockets and sent dozens of militants into Israeli towns.

Hamas terrorists were seen taking female hostages and parading them down the street in horrifying videos.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced “We are at war” and vowed Hamas would pay “a price it has never known.”

Gaza health officials report at least 1,050 Palestinians have been killed more than 5,000 injured.

“He heard the boyfriend screaming in the background,” the distraught mom said, referring to Zecharya’s father.

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