Qatar says French, German, Argentinian nationals among 11 Israeli captives set to be freed

AFP , Monday 27 Nov 2023

French, German and Argentinian dual nationals are among 11 Israeli captives to be freed in a fourth group by Hamas in exchange for 33 Palestinians in Israeli prisons, Qatar said on Monday.

A Red Cross vehicle
File Photo: A Red Cross vehicle carrying Israeli hostages drives by at the Gaza Strip crossing into Egypt in Rafah on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023. AP


On "the fourth day of the humanitarian truce agreement, 33 Palestinian civilians will be released today in exchange for the release of 11 Israeli captives from Gaza," Qatar Foreign Ministry spokesman Majed Al Ansari said on X, formerly Twitter

"Those released from Israeli prisons include 30 minors and 3 women, while the Israelis released from Gaza include 3 French citizens, 2 German citizens, and 6 Argentinian citizens," he added.

"Based on information that was received from the Red Cross, 11 captives are currently on their way to Israeli territory," the military said in a statement.

* This story was edited by Ahram Online.

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