The Tikva Forum for Families of Hostages announces the death of Uriel Baruch, who was taken hostage from the Supernova music festival on October 7.

His body is being held in Gaza, the Forum says.

Uriel Baruch, 35, lived in Givon. He is survived by his wife and two children, aged 8 and 15. His death brings the number of confirmed deaths of hostages in Gaza to 34.