An ICRC bus leaves the Israeli military prison of Ofer, La on Monday/Tuesday evening after the Israeli occupation authorities released 33 Palestinian prisoners, including children and women, under a swap agreement with the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas. West of Mara City.
The Hamas movement published a list of Palestinian prisoners released as part of the swap deal, including 30 children and three women (2 from the West Bank and 1 from Jerusalem), while Israel’s official broadcaster announced that 30 children and 3 women had been released from Gaza. The fourth batch of persons released included 11 Israelis.
Among those released: 9 are from the city of Jerusalem, including the youngest prisoner Nafuth Hammad (16 years old) from the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison, and the remaining 24 are from various West Bank governorates.
The list is the fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners released from Israeli prisons under the humanitarian truce reached between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip, brokered by Qatar, Egypt and the United States, which took effect on Friday and is expected to last for 4 days.
By completing the exchange of the fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners and Israeli hostages, Israel will release 150 Palestinian prisoners from its prisons in exchange for the release of 50 Israelis by Hamas.
While the humanitarian truce was due to end yesterday, Qatar announced on Monday that the parties had agreed to extend the truce for another two days, at which time both sides would release a larger number of prisoners.
On October 7, the Palestinian resistance movement launched an attack on settlements around Gaza, killing more than 1,200 Israelis, injuring more than 5,000, and capturing about 239 people.
Israel has launched a devastating war against the Gaza Strip, causing massive infrastructure damage and tens of thousands of civilian casualties, mostly children and women, in addition to unprecedented levels of damage, according to official Palestinian and UN sources. Humanitarian disaster.