Jerusalem: Commissioner for Palestinian Prisoners Khatura Fares told reporters: Israel is holding many Palestinians captive in the West Bank. With the ceasefire between the two sides in effect, 39 Palestinian prisoners are to be handed over to the Red Cross.
Instead, 13 of the 240 people abducted by Hamas, including women and children, were handed over by Hamas militants at the Gaza-Egypt border. Israeli prisoners will be sent to Jerusalem after Palestinian prisoners are handed over to the Red Cross.
All arrangements have been made to bring back the released hostages. The Israeli Defense Forces will provide them with all the assistance they need. Israel said the released prisoners would be handed over to their relatives after medical examinations.
The Israeli army added, “The war between Israel and Hamas is not over yet. The 4-day ceasefire, which came into effect on Friday morning, is a temporary measure.
The northern tip of Gaza remains a dangerous war zone. Because there are chances of attack by warplanes. The ceasefire is likely to be extended if Hamas continues to release hostages.
Hamas militants who entered Israel on October 7 killed 1,200 people and captured 240 people. In response, the Israeli army killed more than 13,300 Palestinians.
With the support of President Joe Biden..: In this case, the ceasefire has now come into effect as a result of Qatar’s reconciliation efforts and the result of several weeks of negotiations with the support of US President Joe Biden.