BREAKING: 10 Israeli, 4 Thai hostages released from Gaza: IDF

14 more hostages have been released from Hamas Wednesday, according to Israel. It is reported by the BBC that 10 are Israeli while 4 are Thai workers.

The IDF was given information from the Red Cross that the hostages were on their way to Israeli territory.

They posted to X: "According to the information provided by the Red Cross, 10 Israeli abductees and abductees and four abductees with Thai citizenship are on their way to Israel"



Earlier Wednesday, 2 Russian-Israeli hostages were returned to Israel. In exchange, 30 more Palestinian prisoners are set to be released to Gaza.

A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry in Qatar stated on X: "In accordance with the terms of the 6th day of the humanitarian pause agreement, 30 Palestinians, will be released today in exchange for the release of 10 hostages in Gaza. In addition, to 2 Russian citizens & 4 Thai citizens outside the framework of the agreement were handed over to the ICRC."

This will account for the sixth set of hostages exchanged in a 6-day-long ceasefire set to expire Thursday morning.

UPDATE:

Israeli security forces have confirmed the 14 new hostages are back in Israeli territory.

The names have been released:
  • Ofir Engel (17)
  • Liam Or (18)
  • Itai Regev (18)
  • Amit Shani (16)
  • Raya Rotem (54)
  • Raz Ben Ami (57)
  • Yarden Roman Gat (36)
  • Liat Atzili (49)
  • Moran Stella Yanai (40)
  • Gali Tarshantsky (13)

Six of those freed tonight were reportedly kidnapped from Kibbutz Be'eri.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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