A new exchange of hostages for prisoners advances in Gaza: the Red Cross transfers six citizens to Israel

Truce in Gaza: the seventh release of hostages began (Europa Press) (Europa Press/Contact/Rizek Abde/)

In it Seventh day of the truce agreed between Israel and Hamasa new round of hostage release held in Loop by the terrorist militia. Earlier this Thursday, the terrorists left two women in the hands of the Red Cross who were taken to the country and have already been reunited with their families. Now, others six Israeli civilians -women and children- are on a trip to Israel, to join the list. It had emerged that two of them could also have the Russian citizenship, as happened the day before, as a gesture of “good will” with President Vladimir Putin.

Also, there would be ongoing negotiations for Hamas to return to the Tel Aviv authorities the bodies of three hostages who died in captivity.

As established in the agreement – reached thanks to the key mediation of Egypt, Qatar and the United States – in exchange Israel will release 30 Palestinian prisoners. According to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), there are eight women and 22 minors.

So far, not counting this last group, 102 hostages have already been released: 78 Israelis and 24 foreigners, including Thais, Filipinos and Argentines. Meanwhile, another 145 are still held in the Palestinian enclave, according to figures published by Tel Aviv authorities.

At the same time, 210 Palestinian prisoners have already been released, most of them women and children.

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