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Breakthrough in prisoners exchange deal

Breakthrough in prisoners exchange deal
30-09-2009,02:38

Al Qassam Website – Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic resistance movement Hamas, confirmed that in the framework of the Egyptian & the German efforts to release the Palestinian prisoners from all the Palestinian factions, an agreement was done to release 20 Palestinian female prisoners from the Zionist jails in the next few days in exchange to clarify the status of Shalit.

The Brigades indicated at a press conference for Abu Obeida, the spokesman of Al Qassam Brigades, on Wednesday in the courtyard of the Unknown Soldier in Gaza City that the prisoners will be as the following:

  • Four prisoners from Hamas.
  • Five prisoners from Fatah.
  • Three prisoners from the Islamic Jihad.
  • One prisoner of the Popular Front.

According to the geographical distribution, they are:

  • Three prisoners from Hebron.
  • Eight prisoners from Nablus.
  • Four prisoners from Ramallah.
  • Three prisoners from Bethlehem.
  • A captive and one of the Jenin.
  • Seven independent prisoners.
  • A captive and her child from the Gaza Strip.

Hamas movement declared the names of the female prisones whom will be released; they are:

Ayat qaysi
Rugena Riad Jnazra
Rima Abu Aisha
Heba As'ad Al-Natsha
Maymouna Jibreen
Jihad Abu Turki
Bara'a Milki
Laila Mohamed Bukhari
Fatma Zak, her baby Joseph
Nadine Dweik
Kefah Al Buhs
Linan Abu Ghalama
Shirin Hassan
Sana Saleh Hajajra
Manal Saba'na
Zuhoor Hamdan
Hiam Al Bayed
Naheda Al De'ra
Najwa Abdul-Jani

Abu Obaida said "The Palestinian factions which completed this step is confirming the steadfastness of its position and its commitment to make its best effort to complete the deal to release our prisoners from the Zionist jails.”

Al Qassam Brigades and other Palestinian factions captured the Zionist soldier Gilad Shalit almost three years ago in an operation as a response to the Zionist aggression on the Palestinian civilians in Gaza strip and the West Bank.