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Hamas frees first batch of hostages under truce, including 13 Israelis

BY Connect News, Nov 24, 2023 5:15 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

Under this agreement Hamas has released 13 Israeli hostages in the first round.( Photo :The Canadian Press)

A four-day temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has begun on Friday. Under this agreement Hamas has released 13 Israeli hostages in the first round.

This information was given by the Prime Minister's Office of Israel. During the 4 days of the ceasefire, Hamas will release a total of 50 hostages and in return Israel will release 150 Palestinian prisoners.U. K. Hamas, declared a terrorist group by the United States and the European Union, attacked Israel on October 7 and took about 240 people hostage.

Qatar played a major role in the ceasefire between the two sides. The International Committee of the Red Cross has been entrusted with the responsibility of transporting the hostages released by Hamas to Egypt through the Rafah border. At the same time, the Prime Minister of Thailand confirmed the release of 12 Thai citizens separately by Hamas.

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