Clemence Felix Mtenga (Also seen spelled Clemens Matanga) was in Israel to study agriculture. May he rest in peace and his family find peace & comfort during this difficult time.
The Tanzanian Foreign Ministry announced the death of a citizen held hostage by Hamas since October 7.
Clemence Felix Mtenga, 22, was visiting Israel to study agriculture:
Mtenga was in Israel as part of a modern agriculture training program in the Gaza border town of Nir Oz. He and fellow Tanzanian national Joshua Luito Molal have been unaccounted for since the October 7.
The foreign ministry statement does not provide any details regarding Mtenga’s death but says it is in contact with Israeli authorities about bringing his body back to Tanzania for burial.
Mtenga and Molal were among of roughly 260 young Tanzanians in Israel as part of the collaborative government program between the two countries.
Clemence Felix Mtenga🕯️
The 22-year-old from Tanzania was believed to be a hostage of Hamas, but Tanzania’s foreign ministry has just issued a statement declaring his death.
Clemence was in Israel as part of an agricultural training program. His body will be sent to Tanzania… pic.twitter.com/RqvCx8zevd
— Aviva Klompas (@AvivaKlompas) November 17, 2023
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