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 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 exchanged 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.
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 in an operation as a response to the Zionist aggression on the Palestinian civilians in Gaza strip and the West Bank.