14 hostages including ten Israelis are released by Hamas as deadline to extend ceasefire draws near

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By Perkin Amalaraj

Published: 16:21 EST, 29 November 2023 | Updated: 16:48 EST, 29 November 2023

The Israeli subject has revealed that Hamas has coming handed complete 10 Israeli and 4 Thai hostages, who are each connected their measurement backmost to Israel, connected nan sixth time of nan precarious and impermanent ceasefire truce. 

Daniel Hagari, an IDF spokesperson, said successful a station to X this evening: 'According to nan accusation provided by nan Red Cross, 10 Israeli abductees and abductees and 4 abductees pinch Thai citizenship are connected their measurement to Israel.'

A database of nan nonstop names of nan hostages presently connected their measurement backmost to Israel, and are said to beryllium heading to nan Rafah crossing successful Egypt, has not yet been released, but a spokesperson for nan Qatar overseas ministry said that nan group of Israelis released coming were made up of 5 children and 5 women. 

Several person dual nationality, pinch a insignificant hailing from nan Netherlands, 3 adults from Germany and an big from nan US. 

The spokesperson said that 30 Palestinians, made up of 16 children and 14 women, would beryllium freed from Israeli prisons successful exchange. 

30 Palestinians, made up of 16 children and 14 women, would beryllium freed from Israeli prisons successful exchange.

Yelena Trupanov, 50, and her mother, Irena Tati, 73, (pictured) who some person dual Israel-Russian citizenship, were taken from their location successful Kibbutz Nir Oz during Hamas' deadly incursion connected October 7.

The spokesperson for Qatar's overseas ministry said earlier coming that he was 'hopeful' that nan impermanent truce woody tin beryllium extended.

It comes hours aft 2 aged Israeli hostages were handed backmost to Israeli forces earlier coming successful a woody that was negotiated 'outside nan model of nan agreement', according to Qatar's overseas ministry. 

Yelena Trupanov, 50, and her mother, Irena Tati, 73, who some person dual Israel-Russian citizenship, were taken from their location successful Kibbutz Nir Oz during Hamas' deadly incursion connected October 7. 

Yelena's boy Sasha, and his woman Sapir Cohen, are still successful Hamas custody, while her husband, Vitaly, was sadly killed connected nan time of nan deadly attacks. 

Four Thai citizens were released alongside Yelena and Irena. 

The spokesperson for Qatar's overseas ministry said earlier coming that he was 'hopeful' that nan impermanent truce woody tin beryllium extended. 

'Qatar remains hopeful that nan advancement made successful caller days tin beryllium sustained, and a further hold to nan humanitarian region statement tin beryllium reached,' he said. 

The ceasefire woody was connected Monday extended by 2 days, hours earlier nan first statement was owed to end. 

The position of nan truce statement pausing nan fighting successful nan Gaza Strip opportunity it tin beryllium extended beyond its first four-day word arsenic agelong arsenic 10 hostages are released for each other day, pinch 3 times arsenic galore Palestinians freed successful return. 

The woody is understood to person gone down to a ligament and seemed connected nan verge of unravelling. Hamas had accused Israel of failing to support its broadside of nan bargain and Israel was threatening to resume its lethal onslaught connected nan Gaza Strip.

But mediators were capable to propulsion it backmost from nan brink, a feat that progressive nan first ever nationalist sojourn by Qatari officials to Israel, according to AP.

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