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Forty-one hostages held in Gaza have been launched – they had been taken captive in the course of the 7 October assaults on Israel.

Some 26 hostages – all ladies and kids – had been freed as a part of a deal between Israel and Hamas.

In the meantime, 14 Thai hostages and one Filipino have been launched as a part of a separate deal between Hamas and the Egyptian authorities.

Below the phrases of the Israel-Hamas non permanent truce, a complete of fifty hostages shall be launched throughout a four-day pause in preventing which started on 24 November at 07:00 (05:00 GMT).

Hamas says 150 Palestinian ladies and youngsters shall be launched from Israeli jails below the deal, and a whole lot of lorries of humanitarian help, medical provides and gas shall be allowed into Gaza.

Who’re the launched Israeli hostages?

Margalit Mozes, 78, who was kidnapped from her house in Kibbutz Nir Oz. A most cancers survivor, her household say she has different well being issues that require virtually fixed medical care.

Margalit Mozes being supported by an Israeli soldier after her release

Margalit Mozes was launched on 24 November

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Adina Moshe, 72, was additionally kidnapped from Nir Ozon 7 October. Her husband Mentioned Moshe was killed within the assault, in accordance with a gaggle that has been talking on behalf of many hostages and their households. Afterwards, she was recognized by her household in a video clip exhibiting her wedged between two Hamas fighters on a bike.

Daniele Aloni, 44, and her six-year-old daughter Emilia had been kidnapped from Nir Ozalong with Daniele’s sister Sharon Aloni Cunio, 34, her husband David Cunio, 33, and their three-year-old twin daughters Ema and Yuly.

Doron Katz Asher, 34, and her two daughters Raz, 4, and Aviv, two, had been taken captive whereas staying with kin close to the Gaza border. Doron’s husband, Yoni, noticed a video of his spouse and daughters being loaded on to a truck with different hostages. He additionally traced Doron’s cell phone to Gaza.

Yoni Asher embraces his wife Doron and their daughter Raz, four, and Aviv, two

Yoni Asher embraces his spouse Doron and their daughter Raz, 4, and Aviv, two, after their launch

“I’m decided to convey in regards to the resurrection of my household from the trauma and the horrible bereavement we went by,” Mr Asher informed the BBC following their launch.

“I do not have a good time, I will not have a good time till the final of the kidnapped returns,” he mentioned.

“The households of the kidnapped will not be posters, they don’t seem to be slogans, they’re actual folks, and the households of the kidnapped are from in the present day my new household, and I’ll make sure that and do every thing that the final of the kidnapped comes house.”

Emily Hand, 9, was launched on 25 November after being held in Gaza with none of her household. The Irish-Israeli lady, who went lacking from Kibbutz Be’eri, turned 9 whereas she was a hostage. Her father, Tom Hand, who was initially informed Emily had been killed, gave a statement to the BBC following her release.

“We won’t discover the phrases to explain our feelings after 50 difficult and sophisticated days,” he mentioned, including that whereas the household was “completely happy to hug Emily once more”, they haven’t forgotten the opposite folks nonetheless being held captive.

Hila Rotem Shoshani, 13, was freed after being kidnapped alongside her mom, Raya, from Kibbutz Be’eri within the 7 October assaults however was launched on her personal. Raya – who stays in captivity in Gaza – messaged her brother on the day to say she and Hila had been being taken there, in accordance with Israeli media, and the household had been formally informed on 29 October that they had been hostages.

Maya Regev, 21, had been on the Supernova music pageant in southern Israel when she and her brother Itay had been caught up within the Hamas assaults. That morning, Maya’s father received a name from his daughter who screamed “Dad they’re taking pictures at me, I am useless”. The household mentioned they later noticed Itay, who remains to be regarded as a hostage, in handcuffs behind a automobile in a video launched by Hamas.

Ohad Munder-Zichri, 9, his mom, Keren Munder, 54, and his grandmother Ruthi Munder, 78, had been kidnapped from Nir Oz, Israeli officers mentioned. The Related Press reported {that a} telephone sign has been traced to Gaza. Ohad’s ninth birthday happened whereas he was in Gaza. Avraham Munder, Ruthi Munder’s husband, Keren’s father and Ohad’s grandfather, remains to be being held hostage.

Ruthi Munder holding hands with an IDF soldier, walking down a tunnel after her release

Ruthi Munder was launched on 24 November

Itay Ravi, Avraham’s nephew, informed BBC Newsnight the discharge of a few of his members of the family was “one step in direction of being completely happy” however that “it is nonetheless a really, very horrific actuality that we’re in”.

Channah Peri, 79, was taken hostage alongside along with her son Nadav Popplewell, 51, mentioned Channah’s daughter Ayelet Svatitzky, who was talking to them on the telephone when the gunmen burst in. She mentioned the captors despatched photos of her two kin, who each have diabetes, with armed males within the background. Channah emigrated to Israel within the Sixties from South Africa and has three kids, the group talking for households mentioned.

Hanna Katzir, 77, appeared in a hostage video launched by Islamic Jihad on 9 November. In it, she is seen sitting in a wheelchair as she addresses the digital camera. She was kidnapped from Nir Oz, alongside along with her son, Elad Katzir, 47.

Yafa Adar, 85, was kidnapped from Nir Oz. Her granddaughter Adva discovered a video of her being taken to Gaza, surrounded by 4 armed males. She has three kids, eight grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, the group talking for households mentioned. Yafa’s grandson Tamir, 38, who defended the kibbutz as a part of the Nir Ozemergency squad, was additionally taken to Gaza, the Occasions of Israel reported.

Dr Shoshan Haran, 67, was kidnapped from her house in Kibbutz Be’eri, on 7 October. She is the founding father of a not-for-profit organisation to assist feed these in poverty and has a PhD in agronomy. She was launched from captivity on 25 November alongside along with her daughter Adi Shoham, 38, and her kids, Nave, eight, and Yahel, three. Dr Haran’s husband, Avshalom – an economist and twin German-Israeli citizen – was killed within the Hamas assault, whereas Adi’s husband, Tal, 38, stays in captivity.

Additionally launched had been Sharon Avigdori, 52, a drama therapist, and her daughter Noam, 12, who’re kin of Dr Haran and had been kidnapped from Be’eri on the similar time. Members of the family Eviatar Kipnis, 65 and his spouse Lilach Kipnis, 60, had been killed within the assault, the household has mentioned.

Noam Or, 17, and his sister Alma, 13, had been additionally launched on 25 November. Within the 7 October assaults, they had been seen by a neighbour being dragged out of their house in Be’eri, together with their father Dror Or, 48, in accordance with their nephew Emmanuel Besorai. The physique of Yonat, 50 – Dror’s spouse and the kids’s mom – was recognized among the many 120 folks killed on the kibbutz. Noam and Alma’s uncle, Ahal Besorai, informed the BBC that the siblings didn’t know their mom had been killed. “We needed to convey the unhappy information to them,” he mentioned.

Launched too on 25 November had been Shiri Weiss, 53 and her daughter Noga, 18. They had been taken from Be’eri, together with Shiri’s husband Ilan Weiss, 58, who’s Noga’s father. Shiri is an accountant for the kibbutz’s agricultural affiliation. A video message from the household mentioned Shiri was captured whereas Noga hid below the mattress, till fires set by Hamas compelled her out and she or he too was kidnapped.

What we know about Israel-Hamas hostage deal

Hostages already freed

3 panel image showing Yocheved Lifshitz, Judith Tai Raanan with Natalie Shoshana Raanan, Nurit Cooper

3 panel picture exhibiting Yocheved Lifshitz, Judith Tai Raanan with Natalie Shoshana Raanan, Nurit Cooper

Previous to the deal struck between Israel and Hamas, 4 hostages had been launched, and one other was freed by Israeli forces:

Overseas nationals

Gelienor ‘Jimmy’ Leano Pacheco, 33, is certainly one of 15 international employees and the one Filipino to have been launched as a part of a separate deal between Hamas and the Egyptian authorities. The daddy of three had been in Israel for the previous 4 years as a caregiver to 80-year-old Amita Ben Zvi within the Nir Ozkibbutz, whom Pacheco mentioned was killed within the 7 October assaults.

Boonthom Pankhong, 39, and his girlfriend, Natthawaree Mulakan, had been two of the Thai hostages launched by Hamas on Friday. Boonthom’s sister Urai Chantacharttold BBC Thai that the household was “overjoyed”. “Our household has been struggling for over a month, however we by no means thought he was useless. We strongly believed that he [was] nonetheless alive,” she mentioned. She added he had been working in Israel for 5 years when he was kidnapped, and was the household’s important breadwinner.

It was feared Wichai Kalapat was among the many Thai nationals killed within the Hamas raid however his girlfriend obtained phrase final week that he was being held hostage in Gaza. She told the BBC she was “so happy” as a result of she didn’t assume he could be amongst those that had been launched.

Natthaphon Onkaew, Khomkrit Chombua had been among the many 4 Thai nationals launched on Saturday, in accordance with the nation’s prime minister.

Anucha Angkaew was additionally freed. His spouse, Wanida Maarsa, informed BBC Thai that her husband, who had been engaged on an avocado farm for nearly two years – was a kind of taken captive by Hamas militants.

The fourth particular person launched was Manee Jirachat, who travelled to Israel for work 4 years in the past. He was seized by Hamas together with 5 different employees who had taken cowl collectively, in accordance with a Thai TV interview along with his father, who had spoken to survivors.


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