30 Palestinians released on seventh day of Gaza truce

AFP

Thirty Palestinian prisoners have been released on the seventh day of the truce agreement between Hamas and Israel. 

Qatari Foreign Ministry spokesman Majid Al-Ansari announced that "23 minors and 7 women" were released in exchange for 10 hostages in the Gaza Strip, with the names of the two Russian citizens, who were released on Thursday, included in the list.

Taking to social media, he said the Palestinians said eight Israelis, who were released as part of the agreement, were two minors and six women, including dual nationals from Mexico, Russia and Uruguay.

The Israeli Prime Minister's Office also confirmed that six Israeli hostages were released on Thursday evening, hours before the end of the humanitarian truce, while two women were released earlier.

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