Tel Aviv, Nov 25 (BPNS)
As part of the ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, the later will release 14 Israeli hostages while Israel will release 42 Palestinians today. The list of 14 hostages has already been released by Hamas group to Egypt who is one of the countries that is brokering the ceasefire and hostage release deal. Israel, according to its authorities is studying the list of people to be released.
Israel has also passed on the list of Palestinians to be released from its prisons on Saturday. The release will commence soon, according to IDF authorities.
The number of aid trucks that are crossing into Gaza has increased multifold which include medicines, food grains , bread and fuel.
A senior official with United Nations Relief and Welfare Agency (UNRWA) while speaking to BPNS said, “ The increase in flow of trucks will help reduce the present shortage of essential materials including food items, medicines and fuel. Anyway, we hope that this ceasefire extends for more days and things become normal.”