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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Eight Foreign Hostages Are Confirmed Dead

Eight of the 75 or so foreigners held hostage in the theater were confirmed dead Monday, while embassies continued to comb through hospitals and morgues for dozens still missing.

The government initially said no foreigners were among the dead.

The foreign victims are three Ukrainians and citizens of the Netherlands, Austria, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Belarus, according to their respective embassies and news reports.

Twenty-eight other foreigners have been found and accounted for since the Saturday raid.

Dutch citizen Natalja Zjyrov, 39, died Saturday. Her son, Dmitry, 14, is still in the hospital being treated for post-traumatic shock, the Dutch Embassy said.

Austrian Ambassador Franz Cede said Sunday that an Austrian woman, Emilia Predova-Uzunova, a 43-year-old Bulgarian-born mother of two, had died, Reuters reported, citing the Austrian Press Agency.

Cede was quoted as saying the embassy had been continuously told that the woman was fine and her life was not in danger.

One U.S. citizen, Natalya Aleshnya, 64, has been located and is recovering in the hospital. A permanent U.S. resident with a green card has also been released from the hospital.

The embassy was also looking for another citizen -- Sandy Booker, 49 -- and a second green-card holder.

The embassy said late Monday that it had found a body thought to be that of a U.S. citizen. It was not clear whether it was Booker's.

Booker was at the theater with his fiancee, Svetlana Gubareva, and her daughter Alexandra Lityaga, 13, according to media reports. Both are Kazakh citizens.

Gubareva is in the hospital, but Lityaga died after the rescue, Interfax reported.

Two German citizens, a man and a woman were flown out of Moscow early Sunday morning and have been hospitalized in Munich, their embassy said. One remains in intensive care.

Two British hostages, Richard Low and his mother Sidica, escaped unharmed and were to leave for London late Monday, their embassy said. The hostage-takers released Richard's father, Peter Low, on Thursday because of heart problems.

Israeli citizen Valeria Lishanskaya, who didn't reveal her nationality while in the theater for fear of endangering her life, is hospitalized in stable condition, the Israeli Embassy said.