Shani Louk's heartbroken relative has revealed his 'whole family crashed' erstwhile they saw nan abducted festivalgoer being paraded by Hamas terrorists connected a motortruck wherever they were 'spitting connected her for illustration she was nothing'.
Amit Louk, 20, said he was horrified to watch nan video of his 23-year-old sister lying motionless and half-naked successful nan backmost of a truck, pinch 1 limb astatine an unnatural angle, while being surrounded by 4 terrorists shouting 'Allahu Akbar'.
The past clip he had heard from Shani was connected nan phone, arsenic she frantically tried to flight nan Nova physics show adjacent Kibbutz Re'im successful her car connected October 7 arsenic Hamas gunmen changeable astatine anyone they saw.
'She said we're leaving correct now, don't worry,' Amit tells Sky News. 'But nan terrorists were waiting connected nan road.' Shani's family now judge that wrong minutes of Shani and her friends trying to escape, they were met by Hamas terrorists who changeable astatine nan vehicle, sidesplitting nan 23-year-old 'instantly'.
The adjacent clip they saw Shani would beryllium successful a harrowing video, wherever Shani's half-naked assemblage was splayed successful nan backmost of a truck, surrounded by terrorists and jeering crowds who spat connected her.
'I ne'er thought I was going to beryllium successful interaction pinch this type of video, seeing my sister successful that sadistic position,' Amit said. 'And conscionable successful that moment, nan full family conscionable collapsed for a fewer weeks.'
'It was truthful difficult to really spot this brutality. Even though we cognize [Hamas] tin scope this level of non-humanity, they conscionable spat connected her and treated her for illustration she was nothing,' Amit said. But he said he didn't want to consciousness hatred 'because hatred only leads to a rhythm of hate'.
After seeing nan video, Shani's family hoped successful vain that she was still alive, albeit successful a captious condition, wrong a infirmary successful Hamas-controlled Gaza.
But aft much than 3 weeks of helplessly waiting for news, her heartbroken parents received nan sound connected nan doorway they were dreading connected Monday: Israeli soldiers had recovered fragments of her skull, meaning Shani was among nan 270 group killed successful nan horrific massacre.
Amit Louk, 20, said he was horrified to watch nan video of his 23-year-old sister lying motionless and half-naked successful nan backmost of a truck, pinch 1 limb astatine an unnatural angle, while being surrounded by 4 terrorists shouting 'Allahu Akbar'
Shani Louk was killed by Hamas terrorists erstwhile they attacked nan show successful confederate Israel
Ms Louk's motionless assemblage was paraded by Hamas gunmen aft nan show onslaught successful Israel. It was unclear if she was live successful nan video, though her mother later stated that she was live and being held successful a Gaza hospital
The past clip Amit had heard from Shani (pictured together) was connected nan phone, arsenic she frantically tried to flight nan Nova physics show adjacent Kibbutz Re'im successful her car connected October 7 arsenic Hamas gunmen changeable astatine anyone they saw.
Nissim and Ricarda Louk, nan parents of Shani Louk, 22, are photographed successful their location successful Srigim-Li On, Israel, connected Tuesday. Ricarda said seeing nan video of her daughter's lifeless assemblage successful nan backmost of that truck, surrounded by jeering terrorists who spat connected her, was for illustration surviving done a 'horror movie'
'A quality cannot unrecorded without this portion they found,' Shani's mother Ricarda, 53, told The Times. 'They recovered it connected nan Israeli side, truthful it intends it's from nan first time - because connected that first day, aft a fewer hours, we had already seen a video of her assemblage successful nan Gaza Strip.'
Ricarda said seeing nan video of her daughter's lifeless assemblage successful nan backmost of that truck, surrounded by jeering terrorists who spat connected her, was for illustration surviving done a 'horror movie'.
'If you saw nan video, you tin ideate really I felt,' Ricarda said. 'You consciousness for illustration you're successful a scary movie, erstwhile you spot your ain girl being transported for illustration this by those barbarian group and everybody celebrating and spitting connected her.
'It's for illustration you're successful a bad movie and you want to aftermath up. It's devastating.'
Ricarda and her hubby Nissim had believed Shani was still live astatine that constituent aft receiving messages from a root saying she was being treated successful infirmary for a caput injury.
For weeks, Ricarda, bolstered by nan dream her girl was alive, and her family urged nan German authorities to intervene. But connected Monday, 'we sewage nan news that she died,' Ricarda said aft soldiers knocked connected their door.
Amit said: 'When you spot soldiers successful nan house, you cognize it's bad news.' But nan 20-year-old said he feels immoderate alleviation to cognize that Shani was killed instantly and that dissimilar galore different families successful Israel, he knows wherever she is and that 'she's not suffering anymore'.
Shani had been dancing astatine nan euphony arena on pinch her friends connected October 7, not noticing nan black-clad paragliders descending connected nan fields surrounding nan show pinch their grenades and instrumentality guns.
But nan young revellers soon heard nan sound of aerial ambush sirens and saw nan rockets streak overhead.
Nissim said his girl and her friends tried to flight successful Shani's car, but nan terrorists changeable astatine her car, sidesplitting his girl 'instantly'.
Speaking from their family location and holding Ricarda's manus tightly, Nissim said: 'As a father, I'm sad that each of this happened. But connected nan different hand, I'm a small relieved because first of each she didn't suffer. She died connected nan spot. Just earlier that she was dancing each nighttime astatine nan statement and she was pinch her champion friends. She was happy.
'For a fewer seconds, I cognize she would person felt fear... of nan chartless and death.
'As parents, it's not easy. But we are happy astatine slightest that we cognize for judge that she didn't suffer a lot. It's of people it's hard.'
Shani Louk, 22, was kidnapped from Israel to Gaza by Hamas terrorists connected October 7 from nan Nova euphony show adjacent Kibbutz Re'im. Hamas gunmen took astatine slightest 200 hostages and killed astir 1,400 group during nan dawn raid
Shani Louk (right) is pictured alongside her cousin
Ricarda and her hubby Nissim (pictured together astatine their home) had believed Shani was still live astatine that constituent aft receiving messages from a root saying she was being treated successful infirmary for a caput injury
Shani's mother, Ricarda, holding up a image of her girl connected her mobile telephone successful an affectional video entreaty begging for thief to find retired what happened to her daughter
But moreover aft Shani's decease was confirmed aft nan guidelines of her skull was found, specifications astir what happened to her were hazy.
Israeli President Yitzchak Herzog had appeared to exaggerate what happened to Shani by claiming nan young festivalgoer was beheaded by nan terrorists.
'Her skull was found,' Herzog told Bild newspaper connected Monday. 'This intends that these barbaric, sadistic animals simply chopped disconnected her caput arsenic they attacked, tortured and killed Israelis.'
But Shani's family each opportunity she was killed instantly arsenic she was trying to fly nan terrorists.
Orit Sulitzeanu, executive head astatine nan Association of Rape Crises Centres successful Israel, said: 'Our leaders should beryllium very delicate and very observant astir nan accusation they give. We are talking astir cruelties nan mind cannot comprehend and accuracy is very important.'
Shani's parents and siblings - Amit, 20, Or, 14, and Adi, 25 - are now sitting shiva, a week-long mourning play observed successful Judaism. But Amit says they were incapable to hide his older sister.
'There are not capable fragments,' Amit said, adding that they will find different measurement to honour her.
For Shani's family, they opportunity they will retrieve her for her happiness, really overmuch she loved music, pinch Amit describing his large sister arsenic an 'angel'.
Amit said pinch a smile: 'She loved music. She loved tattoos. She was an creator personification by nature… In nan measurement she was talking and nan measurement she was moving. In nan measurement she danced. There was nary acheronian side, only axenic angel.'
Ricarda said: 'She was a very unconventional girl, she really knew what she wanted, what she wanted to do. She was independent, she lived successful Tel Aviv earning her ain money.
'She was happy, she was having nosy and travelled. So she really utilized her clip to do each nan beautiful things she wanted to do - astatine slightest that we know.'
Video shows a smiling Shani, who loved to recreation according to her family, dancing astatine nan euphony show moments earlier she was captured by nan terrorists
German tattoo creator named Shani Louk has been confirmed dead
Her family, who were desperately hoping that Shani was still live contempt nan footage of her body, said she was a pacifist and a bid campaigner who was known for her engagement successful organising euphony festivals
Shani, who grew up successful Israel but had a German passport, was a peace campaigner and conscientious objector to subject service, her aunt Orly Louk, told nan German newspaper Der Spiegel.
Orly said Shani had refused to return up nan subject work that is mandatory for Israelis owed to her pacifist views, adding that her German passport helped pinch this.
Shani is now among nan 270 group massacred by Hamas terrorists astatine nan festival, wherever survivors described really nan gunmen went 'tree by tree' executing victims.
Survivors of nan onslaught posted clips of nan ordeal to societal media, showing really they were forced to hide nether bushes and grounds hushed farewell messages to their loved ones arsenic they watched victims get killed 1 by one.
Many laic still successful sheer panic for much than 5 hours earlier they heard nan sound of equipped rescuers speaking successful Hebrew.
Terrifying video shows Hamas gunmen instantly opening occurrence connected hundreds of terrified Israeli festivalgoers erstwhile nan terrorists saw them moving for their lives crossed a field.
Video taken from a terrorist's motortruck shows nan rampaging gunmen driving on a road, covered pinch nan bodies of their already slain victims and their bullet-riddled cars, and unleashing much horrors that defy belief.
It was present that nan gunmen, drawn to nan sound of crackling gunfire up ahead, saw hundreds of screaming youngsters moving crossed nan adjacent section from nan Supernova show wherever they had seen their friends changeable dormant by Hamas terrorists.
Without hesitation, 2 gunmen raised their battle rifles and began firing shots 1 aft nan different astatine nan fleeing revellers. Within seconds, dozens of different terrorists jumped retired of their pickup trucks and began taking potshots too.
Some occurrence from a instrumentality gun-mounted truck, while 1 gunman jumps onto nan bonnet of a slain victim's abandoned car to sprout complete nan trees astatine nan screaming revellers, mowing them down 1 by 1 pinch their hail of bullets.
The sickening sound of gunshots continues for 40 seconds - nan terrorists unrelenting successful their savagery. Apparently deciding that location were nary much victims to shoot, nan gunmen are seen turning backmost to their trucks earlier nan video cuts out.
Within seconds of Hamas terrorists seeing hundreds of terrified Israeli festivalgoers moving for their lives crossed a field, nan gunmen ruthlessly changeable them 1 by 1 without hesitation, sickening caller footage shows
It was present that nan gunmen, their ears pricking astatine nan sound of crackling gunfire up ahead, saw hundreds of screaming youngsters moving crossed nan adjacent section from nan Supernova show wherever they had seen their friends changeable dormant by Hamas terrorists
Moments earlier they had launched this peculiar onslaught connected their victims, galore of whom were successful their twenties aliases early thirties, nan gunmen had already changeable dormant scores of revellers who had tried to fly nan massacre successful their cars.
The dashcam footage shows nan terrorists thrust done nan carnage that they had unleashed. They thrust past 2 victims who had been ruthlessly changeable successful nan caput lying adjacent to their bullet-riddled car, their humor now covering nan tarmac.
Further on, 2 cars are seen connected fire, only nan charred remains remain. A suitcase lies discarded successful nan mediate of nan road.
Many of nan abandoned cars that statement nan thoroughfare guidelines pinch their beforehand doors still unfastened successful a motion of really nan hopeless revellers tried to fly connected ft aft they saw nan gunmen statesman opening occurrence astatine their vehicles. In 1 harrowing scene, nan assemblage of a man is seen lying adjacent to a car arsenic Hamas terrorists guidelines complete him.
Survivors person told really they ran done that unfastened section arsenic nan terrorists mowed down their friends and different revellers pinch bursts of automatic gunfire. Many of nan victims were changeable successful nan backmost arsenic they ran.