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14 Israelis to be released on 50th day of Israel-Hamas war, 42 Palestinians to be freed in return

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Israeli hostages celebrating after being freed from the clutches of Hamas (File)

Both sides followed the ceasefire on the 50th day of the Israel-Hamas war. Hamas will free 14 Israeli hostages for the second day on Saturday as part of a four-day ceasefire agreement. Whereas in return Israel will release 42 Palestinian prisoners. A senior Egyptian official gave this information. Mediators Egypt and Qatar have given Israel a list of hostages provided by Hamas who are to be released, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

On the first day of a four-day ceasefire, Hamas released 24 of the approximately 240 people taken hostage during the October 7 attack on Israel in exchange for 39 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. Among the released hostages, 13 people are from Israel, 10 from Thailand and one from Philippines.

This is how the minor met his father after being released

When an Israeli citizen, after being freed from the clutches of Hamas, came close to his family on the 50th day of the war, the way he met him made everyone emotional. As soon as the minor saw his father from a distance, he ran with both his arms outstretched and hugged him. The father was blessed to find his child and hugged him. Similarly, the meeting of other Israeli families also made everyone emotional. Here in the West Bank, when the Palestinian citizens were freed and met their families, there was no limit to their happiness.

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