Israeli captives were transferred to the Red Cross following a ceasefire in Gaza, as reported by Israeli media
Gaza: Twelve Thai hostages were freed, while Israel persisted with attacks on Gazans despite the ceasefire. Humanitarian aid has started entering the area. According to Israeli TV channels, the Israeli hostages held in Gaza have been handed over to the Red Cross and are en route to the border crossing with Egypt.
An Israeli official mentioned that the released hostages are being transported in ambulances towards the Rafah crossing leading to Israel, as reported by the Times of Israel.
The release of the initial group of 13 hostages, comprising a mother and children, marks the beginning of a planned four-stage process.
Tel Aviv intends to release 150 Palestinian prisoners, specifically women and minors, in exchange for the 50 Israelis. As part of the initial phase, 39 Palestinian prisoners are expected to be released today in exchange for the return of the first 13 Israelis.